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bioSnacky Sprouting Seeds

Listed below is a quick guide to the quantity, soaking and germination time required for each batch of the different BioSnacky seeds.

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It‘s a joy to watch the vitality of growing sprouts. Some varieties can be harvested after just three days! Germination is a natural life process that is affected by humidity and supply of light and air. All instructions are therefore approximate indications; you will quickly become familiar with you miniature greenhouse.

Placement

A bright area without direct sunlight is ideal.

Soaking

Soak the seeds for 4 – 12 hours.

Storage

If sprouts are not eaten immediately, they can be stored in a vessel in the fridge for a couple of days (no longer than 2 – 3 days).

Seeds do not germinate if... 
  • the seeds are too densely placed (see table on the right – recommended quantities) 
  • the seeds were not watered carefully enough or were watered too much 
  • the ambient temperature is too low or too high during germination 
  • special, highly germinating sprouting seeds were not used

The ideal germination temperature is 18 – 20 degrees C. All sprouting seeds should be lightly watered twice a day.

Very special roots...

... are the white fibre roots of the young sprouts.


bioSnacky roots














They look like fluff or very fine fur. Mustard, red radish, white radish and alfalfa in particular develop these roots.
Often confused for mildew, the sprouts are then wrongly thrown away. You should smell them first – mildew smells of mould, while the roots smell fresh or even have a strong, spicy scent depending on the variety.
A.Vogel bioSnacky® seeds are checked for their ability to germinate before every packaging. Nevertheless, in rare cases the ability to germinate may be limited due to transport or improper storage.
Please understand that the seeds a pure natural produce and are subject to natural life processes.

bioSnacky® Alfalfa

Alfalfa sprouts contain vitamins A, B2, B3, C, D as well as numerous minerals and trace elements such as magnesium, iron, all 8 essential amino-acids, protein, chlorophyll and fibres.

Seeds for 1 cup of sprouts
Germination period, harvest in days
Development of fibre roots

1.5 tbsp
Approx. 6–8
Possible

bioSnacky® broccoli-rapini

Broccoli Rapini sprouts have a mild and aromatic taste. They contain vitamins C, A, K, folate and iron.

Seeds for 1 cup of sprouts
Germination period, harvest in days
Development of fibre roots

1 tbsp
Approx. 4-6
Possible

bioSnacky® Detox Mix with lentil Sprouts

Delicious mixture of red clover, radish, mung beans and lentils. BioSnacky shoots and sprouts are organically grown, non-treated, additive-free and GMO-free. Certified by EG-OEKO-VO 2092/91

Seeds for 1 cup of sprouts
Germination period, harvest in days
Development of fibre roots

1 tbsp
Approx. 3–5
Yes

bioSnacky® Fitness Mix with wheat seeds

Mix of wheat seeds, mung beans and radish. This unique mix provides a subtle, mildly piquant taste which adds interest to your meals. Great organic germinating seeds!

Seeds for 1 cup of sprouts
Germination period, harvest in days
Development of fibre roots

2-3 tbsp
Approx. 3-5
Possible

bioSnacky® Gourmet Mix

bioSnacky® Mix of lentils, white radish and arugula seeds. The delicate taste of this mix gives a distinctive flavour to soups, salads and many other dishes. Great organic germinating seeds!

Seeds for 1 cup of sprouts
Germination period, harvest in days
Development of fibre roots

2 tbsp
Approx. 4
Possible

bioSnacky® Little Radish Sprouts

Little Radish sprouts have a strong and spicy flavour. They contain vitamins A, B1, B2 and C as well as numerous minerals. Great organic germinating seeds!

Seeds for 1 cup of sprouts
Germination period, harvest in days
Development of fibre roots

1.5 tbsp
Approx. 3-5
Yes

Also as green herbs. Harvest from the 8th day

bioSnacky® Mild Aromatic Mix

Mix of lentils, mung beans and radish. The delicate and slightly sweet taste gives a distinctive flavour to soups, salads and dips. Great organic germinating seeds!

Seeds for 1 cup of sprouts
Germination period, harvest in days
Development of fibre roots

1.5 tbsp
Approx. 3-5
Possible

bioSnacky® Mung Bean Sprouts

Green soy seed with mild and aromatic taste. Mung bean sprouts contain vitamins A, B1, B2, B3, B12 and C, plenty of vitamin E as well as iron, potassium, calcium, magnesium, and phosphorus.

Seeds for 1 cup of sprouts
Germination period, harvest in days
Development of fibre roots

1.5 tbsp
Approx. 4-5
No

bioSnacky® Red Clover

Red Clover sprouts contain vitamins C, E as well as minerals. Great organic germinating seeds!

Seeds for 1 cup of sprouts
Germination period, harvest in days
Development of fibre roots

1 tbsp
Approx. 3-5
No

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