, began with a healthy epiphany. Back in 1984, they discovered the goodness of whole grain nutrition and were so passionate about the newfound knowledge, Kashi wanted to share it with others. After mixing grains and seeds for months, Kashi chose the unique blend of Seven Whole Grains and Sesame for its supreme nutritional profile a vegetarian source of protein and complex carbohydrates thats hearty, satisfying, and energizing. Kashi has international meanings: porridge in Russian, happy in Chinese, and energy in Japanese. To us, Kashi means natural, nutritious food to nourish a balanced life. Our products reflect their natural beginnings to this day.