Anden GrainsAt Naturkost USA you buy the Anden Grains from the best growing areas in the world!
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Quinoa has been cultivated in the Andes for over 5000 years. The plant grows at altitudes up to 4200 m and is very undemanding.
Quinoa is an important staple food of the Andean population. In 2013, quinoa was named Plant of the Year by UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon.
The unique amino acid structure makes quinoa special. All amino acids are present in this cereal-like grain.
Quinoa is rich in fiber, contains high-quality protein and a variety of vitamins and minerals, and is gluten-free.
Canihua grows at up to 4500 m and is often called "small" quinoa. Canihua is rich in fiber, contains high quality protein and a variety of vitamins and minerals. It is also gluten-free.
Amaranth is now widespread on all continents (except Antarctica). The spread occurred from the "New" World about 200 years ago.
In the Andes, amaranth is found in the warmer regions. It tastes very tart and is often used in breads and pastries. Amaranth is gluten-free, rich in fiber and contains many minerals and vitamins.
It is the smallest pseudocereal from the Andes.
- Council Regulation (EC) No 834/2007 (EU Bio)
Countries of Origin
- South America
Nutritional values for Quinoa, white
Nutritional values per 100 g
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Chia Seeds (Salvia hispanica)
Sachia® Chia Oil
- Quinoa white / red / black
- 25 kg Bags