Quinoa

 

 

 

 

Scientific Name:

Chenopodium Quinoa

Origin:

Highlands of Puno & Ayacucho, Peru.


Benefits:

  • Quinoa is the only grain that contains all of the nine essential amino acids for human nutrition. 
  • High source of iron; supports blood cells production. 
  • High source of lysine; good for brain functioning & development. 
  • High source of flavonoids; powerful antioxidant!! 
  • Rich in dietary fiber; improves blood sugar control.

Presentations:

Flour:
Healthy replacement of wheat flour. Ideal ingredient in the preparation of gluten free pasta and biscuits.

Flakes:
Healthy combination for Oats in the morning breakfast. Add some fruit and you get a complete meal anytime of the day!

Puffs:
Crunchy Quinoa ready to eat. Add it to yogurts or fruits for that extra healthy crunch!