Biona - Organic Linseed Gold, 500g
Cracked & Whole
Loaded with protein, fibre, omega fatty acids, vitamins, minerals and antioxidants, the Biona Organic Linseeds are packed full of nutrients!
- Pleasant Nutty Taste
- Rich in Omega Fatty Acids
- High in Fibre, Good Source of Protein
- Loaded with Vitamins and Minerals
Linseed, or flaxseed, is an edible seed with a nutty flavour. It adds a mild savoury flavour to food and makes a thicker broth when added to soups. It has a pleasant aroma and taste that is suitable for both sweet and savoury dishes.
New to linseed? Biona Organic Linseed can be used to season crackers, sauces, curries or stews. It is crunchy too and can be sprinkled onto pastry before baking to add texture.
This delicious seed is also excellent for making protein bars. When soaked, linseed produces a sticky mucilage perfect for pudding, which can also be used as an egg substitute!
The Biona Organic Linseed is high in dietary fibre, containing around 25% per serving. It is a good source of omega fatty acids (particularly omega-3) and protein, B vitamins, calcium, magnesium, phosphorus, potassium, iron, zinc and lignans.
This rich nutritional profile has earned linseed wide recognition as a delicious functional food.
Biona organic linseed gold is available in 500 g packs, whole or cracked.
100% Organically Grown Linseed
Frequently Asked Questions
What is the difference between brown and gold linseed?
In terms of taste, brown linseed has a stronger, nuttier flavour profile. The taste of golden linseed is usually mild and somewhat buttery.
In terms of nutrition, golden linseed is slightly lower in fat and has higher amounts of the essential fatty acids ALA and linoleic acid. Brown linseed is slightly richer in omega-3 fatty acids and antioxidants. However, the differences are minimal and both variants are highly nutritious.