Because we believe in increasing our quality of life, through an improvement in our daily vitality, we are very careful when selecting the products we trade. We favor 100% organic, fair trade, non-GMO products. We want to help preserve our natural balance.
CHIA seeds (salvia hispanica) is a plant with more than 5,500 years old. It was known and consumed by old indigenous people: Nahuas, Toltecs, Aztecs, Mayas, in México and Guatemala. It is a main source of food and nutrition since 3,500 BC.
QUINOA seeds, organic (chenopodium quinoa) is a milenary product from the Andean culture, found from Chile to Colombia, and was their diet foundation for thousands of years. It’s nutritional composition is one of the highest in the world. And is gluten-free.
Amaranth seeds From Peru (amaranthus caudatus) was the nutrional foundation for the aztecs and mayas, along with corn, chia and beans. In the Incan culture it is called kiwicha. Is a plant from the Amaranthacea family of very rapid growth, with beautiful red, purple, and gold flowers.
Canihua seeds (chenopodium pallidicaule) from the Andes, is an excelent source of proteins (more than 15%) and of natural fiber. It grows at 4000-4200 m over sea level, in Bolivia and in Peru, in a very adverse climate and with great temperature variations.
Maca (Lepidium meyenii) found in Junin, Central Peru, it is used since more than 2000 years ago. It is believed that indigenous people began using Maca after they saw the positive effect that it had on their livestock, in terms of energy and especially fertility
Physalis fruits (physalis peruviana) is a fruit of wild origin in Peru, has many names: golden berries, uchuva, aguayanto, physalis, tomatillo… It is a sweet & sour fruit with high content of antioxidants, vitamins, phosphorus and magnesium.
In Vital Naturals we work with many other products from Latin America, both organic and conventional such as sesame seeds, cacao nibs, brasil nuts, yacon, dehydrated golden pineapple. Learn more about these products….