Raw Hemp Hearts


(10 customer reviews)

Our 100% Australian grown raw, hulled hemp hearts, commonly called hemp seeds, have a mild, nutty flavour similar to cashew or pine nuts.

They are one of the best sources of healthy fats and plant-based protein on offer today and are a good alternative to nuts for those suffering from allergies.

Gluten-free and vegan friendly, raw hemp hearts also contain vitamin E, phosphorus, potassium, sodium, magnesium, sulfur, calcium, iron and zinc. In fact, 1 tablespoon of hemp hearts can provide 200% of your daily omega 3 requirements and 30% of your magnesium requirements!

Size: 250g – 5kg


You have probably heard of hemp seed, also called hemp hearts, but have you ever tried them?

Hemp hearts are small, soft and nutty in flavour. They offer an easy way to add extra nutrients to just about any meal, including kids meals!

Be careful when purchasing hemp seed products as not all brands use Australian grown hemp seed. Always check the packet and buy Aussie to make sure you are supporting your Australian hemp industry.

Of course, Vasse Valley only use 100% Australian grown hemp seed! Yay!

Hemp hearts health benefits

Hemp seed is rich in highly digestible protein, meaning your body can absorb it easily. It is also a complete protein source, containing all the essential amino acids our body needs from our diet. One tablespoon of hemp seeds provides 14% of your daily protein requirements.

1 tablespoon of hemp hearts provides 200% of your omega 3 requirements
1 tablespoon of hemp hearts provides 200% of your omega 3 requirements

Hemp seeds are a great source of polyunsaturated and essential fatty acids, which are the healthy fats! In total they contain about 30% fat with unique 3:1 ratio of omega-6 and omega-3. This promotes cardiovascular, immune and neurological health and may benefit some skin diseases, lower cholesterol, and help with inflammation.

Another essential fatty acid found in hemp seeds is Gamma-linolenic acid (GLA), which can have a hormone regulatory effect which may relieve symptoms of PMS.

Hemp seed also provides a source of vitamin E, phosphorus, potassium, sodium, magnesium, sulfur, calcium, iron and zinc.

Do hemp hearts show up on a drug test

We know that other foods like poppy seeds, which contain trace amounts of opiates, can make you fail a drug test. Certain places actually ask that you don’t eat poppy seed bagels or muffins before testing. But hemp seeds won’t cause the same confusion.

A study found that eating hemp seeds had little effect on a person’s THC levels ― and never enough to exceed the levels looked for in federal drug testing programs.

So rest assured, the fact is hemp seed is safe to eat and you can eat it daily and have no risk of failing a drug test.

How to use hemp hearts

Sprinkle on salads and soups, add to smoothies, muesli, granola, yoghurt, raw slices, protein balls or mash into nut butter. Hemp hearts also make a tasty, dairy-free milk alternative which we love in coffee. The high protein content makes it froth beautifully. We’ve included a ‘hemp mylk’ recipe on the back of the packet for you.

For more inspiration on how to incorporate hemp hearts into your diet check out our recipes page!

Where to buy hemp hearts?

Right here, via our website! Don’t forget, postage is free for all orders over $50. If you are not comfortable with ordering online then check out our Stockists page to see if there is a stockist near you.

Hemp hearts nutrition information

Ingredients: 100% Australian grown, hulled hemp seed

Avg. quantityper 25g serve%RDIper 100g
– Saturated fat1.2g6%4.7g
– Monounsaturated fat1.5gNA5.9g
– Polyunsaturated fat9.2gNA37.1g
– Total sugars0.7g<1.0%2.6g
Dietary fibre2.3g8%9.0g
Vitamin E0.75mg10%3mg

10 reviews for Raw Hemp Hearts

  1. Erica

    I love raw hemp hearts! You can literally sprinkle some on anything to enhance flavour. The hemp milk you can make from the hearts is delicious in coffee and cooking.

  2. Charlie

    Excellent product that you can use in so many ways or raw.

  3. Chione

    I absolutely love these raw hemp hearts! I’ve been using them to add extra nutrients and healthy fats into my meals and baked goods and am yet to be disappointed – they work with everything!


    Thanks Chione, we are so glad you are enjoying them. They make healthy eating that little bit easier!

  5. Sarah (verified owner)

    I am a repeat buyer for several reasons- to support local/Australian business as well as this is a superior product. I sprinkle this daily on my yoghurt and have been doing so for at least 6 weeks. I am sleeping better, feeling really healthy and the bowels have never been happier. Would thoroughly recommend. They taste nutty- similar to sunflower seeds but nicer.

  6. Steve

    Love these hemp hearts! They are great in my mixed berry and collagen smoothies… Love the fact they are also 100% Australian grown too!

  7. Christina (verified owner)

    First time buying the Raw Hemp Hearts and am glad I did.
    These are so versatile can be added to anything and they are Australian made

  8. Rachel (verified owner)

    Love these products, I use a few in my cooking and recommend to anyone that wants to cook healthy foods.

  9. Ruth (verified owner)

    Raw Hemp Hearts enhance the flavour of my delicious Cacao slice…..just in time for Easter!

  10. Lynne Alford

    I’ve heard great things about the products and I’m very keen to start with the Hemp Hearts.

  11. Nick

    Delicious! The best superfood on the planet

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