Russia, Kazakhstan, China, Canada
|Product Shelf Life
Yoghurt, plant-based meats, smoothies
|Shipping / Storage
Store in cool and dry area.
Production & Sourcing
Flaxseeds, harvested from the flax plant (Linum usitatissimum), undergo a relatively straightforward process to become the final product.
The seeds are harvested from the mature flax plants and cleaned to remove any debris or impurities.
- Bars & Cereals
- Nutritional Bars and Energy Bites
- Snack Bars and Energy Bites
- Plant-Based Meats
- Dressings & Sauces
- Flaxseed Oil Production
- functional food
- Vegan Cooking
- Vegetarian Cooking
- Private Label
- Dietary Fiber Enrichment
- Omega-3 Fatty Acids
- Essential Minerals
- Plant-Based Protein
- Nutrient Retention
- weight management
- Plant-Based Alternative
Flaxseeds have a mild, nutty taste with a hint of earthiness, adding a pleasant flavor when consumed.
They have a small, smooth, and glossy appearance with a slightly crunchy texture when whole. Ground flaxseeds have a finer, powdery texture.
Whole flaxseeds are typically brown or golden, while ground flaxseeds often appear darker due to their exposure to air.
Flaxseeds are a nutritional powerhouse, rich in omega-3 fatty acids, lignans (a type of antioxidant), fiber, and protein. They are also a good source of vitamins B1, B6, folate, calcium, iron, magnesium, phosphorus, and potassium.
Due to their natural oils, flaxseeds contain moisture that can contribute to binding in recipes and help retain moisture in baked goods.
Flaxseeds have a subtle, pleasant aroma when whole and can release a slightly stronger nutty scent when ground or toasted.
Their nutty flavor and slightly crunchy texture offer a contrast and depth of taste when added to various dishes or used as an ingredient.
Flaxseeds have been cultivated and used for centuries, with historical significance in various cultures, particularly in Europe and North America.
They are a valuable addition to vegetarian, vegan, gluten-free, and paleo diets due to their nutritional profile, providing essential nutrients and healthy fats. However, individuals with certain digestive conditions may find it beneficial to consume ground flaxseeds to access their nutrients more easily.
Uses in manufacturing
In food manufacturing, organic brown flaxseeds are used in a variety of ways due to their nutritional profile, binding properties, and versatility. Here are some common applications:
They are commonly used in baking bread, muffins, cookies, and crackers, where they add a nutty flavor, texture, and a nutritional boost.
Included in cereal and granola bars for texture, flavor, and to enhance their nutritional content, providing an additional crunch and nutty taste
Ground flaxseeds or flaxseed oil are added to smoothies, shakes, and juices for their nutritional value, including omega-3 fatty acids.
Used in snack mixes, trail mixes, and energy bars to add crunchiness, nutritional value, and a nutty flavor.
Incorporated into vegetarian or vegan meat alternatives to provide binding, texture, and nutritional benefits.
Frequently used in gluten-free baking recipes as a binding agent or to add texture and flavor.
Flaxseeds can be utilized as an egg substitute by mixing ground flaxseeds with water, creating a gel-like substance suitable for binding in recipes.
Incorporated into various food products to fortify them with omega-3 fatty acids, enhancing their nutritional profile.
Main producing countries and Harvest time
Russia, Kazakhstan, China and Canada are among the top producers of brown flaxseed. Usually flaxseeds are harvested around 30-35 days after flowering. The general harvest season for brown flaxseed typically falls between July and September in the Northern Hemisphere, which aligns with the warmer months of summer.
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