Chia Pets

Many may be familiar with the Ch-ch-ch-chia jingle and the Chia Pet itself. The idea came from Joe Peddot and is still currently being produced in his San Francisco, CA company, Joseph Enterprises. Ever since its debut in the 1980’s these terracotta figurines that are used to sprout chia and resemble animals fur gained instant popularity and has sold millions. The original chia ram has since been joined by a turtle, a hippo, and even Scooby-Doo and Shrek along with many others. Although a specific amount of what the Chia-Pet has made, it sure to be many millions, seeing as how it’s still selling in stores.