About Manitoba Harvest:
“We heart hemp foods SO much we see no reason to love any other, and that’s why we ONLY manufacture and sell hemp foods.
When it comes to hemp foods, we want to know as much as possible and be involved at every level – from seed to shelf. Luckily we are! We are tremendously proud to be the world’s largest hemp food manufacturer to grow, make and sell our own line of hemp foods.
We are in the fields educating farmers and encouraging more hemp acres.
We are making everything on-site at our world class manufacturing facility. Our manufacturing plant has achieved the highest level of global certification in food safety and quality.
We are proactively spreading the word about hemp foods to all those that will listen. We share over a million sample packages per year to hemp fans young and old all across North America.
Sharing the hemp love is just what we do best.“
To manufacture and market the highest quality hemp food products, to educate on the health and environmental benefits of hemp, and to strive for sustainability in all that we do.
To be the global leader in hemp food products, promoting health and wellness, and fostering positive change for community and the environment.
Manitoba Harvest’s Description:
“There’s no need to grind the seed as they are ready to eat straight from the bag. Hemp Hearts™ make it easy to add omegas, protein & fiber straight into your diet.
Hemp Hearts, the very best and most nutritious part of the hemp seed, the heart. By shelling the hemp seed, you get only the center, with its raw nutrition, rich nutty flavor and tender crunch. So easy to use, eat them straight out of the package or sprinkle on anything – salad, cereal or yogurt. The only limit is your imagination!
Unlike some other seeds, there is no need to grind Hemp Hearts to get at the incredible nutrition. They are full of protein with 10 grams of complete plant-based protein per 30 gram (3 tablespoons) serving size. Hemp Hearts are also a great way to add omegas or EFAs (essential fatty acids) to your diet. According to the World Health Organization, the ideal ratio of Omega-6 to Omega-3 EFAs is 4:1 and the naturally occurring ratio in Hemp Hearts is 3.75:1. Hemp Hearts contain more protein and Omega-6 & 3 and less carbs than a similar serving of Chia or Flax.
Our farmer partners deliver whole seed directly to our state-of-the-art, globally certified facility. Here we remove the hard outer shell of the hemp seed, leaving just the soft, tasty Hemp Heart, which are tested for quality then sealed in a modified atmosphere, light impermeable package to lock in the freshness.”
My Description & Thoughts:
I have been a fan of the hemp plant for several years now. It’s a nutritionally dense plant and the seeds, or hearts, are incredibly delicious. These hemp hearts by Manitoba Harvest are of the utmost quality, and you can taste it. These are a staple in my pantry–as I use them in baking grain free baked items, sprinkled over bowls of fruit, in salads and ground up in a smoothie. They are so versatile and they add a yummy, nutty flavor to any dish you put them in.
I’d highly recommend these hemp hearts to anyone! In my opinion, more individuals should be incorporating hemp seeds into their diet. They are an absolute superfood and a delicious addition to your diet.
Manitoba Harvest’s Description:
Hemp Pro 50:
“The ‘essential’ hemp protein powder.
- Raw, whole food made with a single ingredient – hemp!
- Tastes great! Blends well with your favorite smoothie ingredients!
- A complete plant based protein great for vegan/vegetarian diets.
- Incredibly nutritious – per 30 gram serving, HempPro 50 contains 15 grams of easy to digest, plant based protein, 7 grams of fibre and 2.6 grams of Omegas.”
Hemp Pro 70:
“The world’s first easy-to-mix hemp protein powder.
- Water soluble – mixes easily into any delicious drink! Just add to shaker cup and go.
- Smooth, creamy texture that tastes great!
- Can also be stirred into yogurt, or hot cereal and is great for baking.
- Easily digestible, complete, plant-based protein.
- Incredibly nutritious – per 30 gram serving, HempPro70 contains 20 grams of protein and 3.4 grams of Omegas.”
Hemp Pro Fiber:
“Restore your digestive health with HempPro Fiber.
- 13g fiber (52% RDI) per 30g serving.
- 11g protein and 2.7g omegas per 30g serving.
- Organic, raw whole food.
- Easy to digest plant-based complete protein.
- Blend into smoothies or add to baking.”
My Description & Thoughts on the Proteins:
The quality of the ingredients is of the utmost quality to me when I try new products. When I see that a product boasts great ingredients, I am merely sold right there. This is the case for these proteins. They are nutrient powerhouses and deliver a whole lot of plant based protein to your body.
The different in between Manitoba’s three proteins is mainly protein density. The Hemp Pro 50 is 50% protein by weight, Hemp Pro 70 is 70% protein by weight and the Hemp Pro Fiber is hemp protein combined with hemp fiber powder.
Hemp protein tastes a bit earthy, green and a tad nutty. I have yet to find a combination that doesn’t work in using this protein in smoothies. It goes well with any fruit–the flavor of the fruit often times masks the hemp flavor altogether.
You can’t go wrong incorporating these proteins into your diet. I am not vegan nor vegetarian, but these proteins are suitable for individuals who are, as they are 100% plant derived. Go hemp! These are fantastic products and absolutely have my stamp of approval.
*These complimentary products have been generously provided to me for the purpose of trying them in order to write a review on my experience.