Quinoa

Today Quinoa  is planted and harvested mostly in Bolivia, Perú and Ecuador, although Argentina, Chile, Colombia and other countries, provide small quantities. Quinoa grows in regions where almost nothing grows, in the highlands of the Andean Cordillera. Is a very simple plant that needs not much water and has very few natural enemies.

We provide organic Quinoa from plantations in Peru, from the Puno Region and the Northern coast of Peru and from Ecuador and we are working on private projects in northern regions of Argentina and Peru to improve organic quality. Free from plagues and pests, free from saponins and non-GMO.

Description:

  • Fats 5,8 %
  • 0% cholesterol
  • Protein 13 %
  • kcal 389
  • kJ 1600
  • Carbohydrate 68 %
  • Minerals 2,2 %,
  • Fibre 9,9 %
  • Vitamin B1 4,2 mg/100g; vitamin B6 0,80 mg/100g; vitamin C 80 mg/100g

Mineral Composition:

  • Magnesium (202 mg/100g),
  • Calcium (44 mg/100g)
  • Ferric (4,2 mg/100g)
  • Potassium (672 mg/100g)
  • Phosphorus (708 mg/100g)

 

Quinoa is:

  • Super food
  • Gluten-free
  • High protein levels
  • 16 aminoacids
  • High levels of calcium and iron
  • Nutty flavor
  • A trend to combat obesity, diabetis, food allergies and intolerances.

 

Quinoa has found now its way to the most exquisite meals globally. Today we find sophisticated restaurants around the world, serving meals based on this ancient seed.