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Organic Quinoa Grains (White, Red, Black)

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Botanical Name: Chenopodium quinoa 

Common Names: In Spanish: quinua. In English: quinoa.

Family: Amaranthaceae

Subfamily: Chenopodioideae

Introduction: Quinoa or Quinua, which is a word of Quechua origin, is a pseudo cereal native to The Andes of Peru and other South American countries. It was named "The Mother Grain" by the Incas. Each year, at a special ceremony, the Inca planted the first seeds of the season and during the solstice the priests carried golden vessels filled with Quinoa which were offered to the Inti, the Sun God. In present, Quinoa is considered the food that possesses the ideal balance of protein and nutrients for humans. Even NASA chooses Quinoa as food for their space travels.

Description: Quinoa is an annual development food plant; dicot usually reaches a height of 1 to 3 m. The leaves are broad and polymorphous (different forms in the same plant). The central stem includes lobed, brittle leaves. The stem may or may not have branches, depending on the variety or density of the planting. The flowers are small and lack petals. They are usually self-fertilizing hermaphrodite. The fruit is dry and is approximately 2 mm in diameter (250 to 500 seeds / g), surrounding the calyx, which is the same color as the plant.

Origin: Quinoa was domesticated and cultivated about 5000 years ago in the Andes. In Peru, it grows from sea level up to 4000 m in the Andes, although the common height is from 2500 meters above sea level.

Used Parts: Grain.

Importance of Quinoa: Quinoa is one of the foods that contains all the essential amino acids for humans. This makes Quinoa a very complete, superior food and easy to digest, recommended for daily consumption. The Quinoa grain contains more protein than any other. The average protein content in the Quinoa grain is 16%, but it can reach up to 23% (more than double than any other). It is also rich in fiber, iron, calcium, phosphorus, vitamin B complex and vitamin E. It contains from 4% to 9% of fat, which half is omega-6 (linoleic acid), essential for the human diet. Because of its high digestibility, is an excellent tonic for the feeding of the convalescent sick people and malnourished children.

Uses of Quinoa in different industries:

There are many color varieties of Quinoa, however, the most commercial varieties are white, red and black.

Food Industry: Quinoa is an easy to digest food and has a pleasant taste. It is perfect as an accompaniment to all kinds of meats and vegetables. The grains of Quinoa can be cooked, added to soups, stews, used as cereal, pasta, etc. It can replace any other grain, including rice, in the preparation of any dish, from appetizers to desserts. Quinoa flour can be manufacture from the grains, replacing wheat flour, thus enriching their derivatives: breads, cakes, cookies, pies, etc.

Our Export Presentations:

-Conventional Quinoa Grains (White, Red or Black), double Kraft paper bags x 25 kg.

-Conventional Quinoa Flour (White, Red or Black), double Kraft paper bags x 25 kg.

-Organic Quinoa Grains (White, Red or Black), double Kraft paper bags x 25 kg.

-Organic Quinoa Flour (White, Red or Black), double Kraft paper bags x 25 kg.

-Contact us for any questions about our export presentations, technical datasheets, samples, orders, contract manufacturing and product development.

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Organic Amaranth Grains (Amaranthus caudatus)

Organic Amaranth Grains (Amaranthus caudatus)

Organic Amaranth Grains (Amaranthus caudatus)

Ready for export worldwide.

Botanical Name: Amaranthus caudatus

Common Names: In Spanish: kiwicha, quiwicha, amaranto. In English: amaranth.

Family: Amaranthaceae

Introduction: Amaranth, which contains the smaller edible grains in the world, was cultivated and domesticated in the Andes thousands of years ago. It played a major role in the nutrition of the Inca Civilization. Amaranth was even found beside Andean tombs of over 4000 years old. In present, after important discoveries about their nutritional value, Amaranth retook its popularity and its exports increases every year to many parts of the world.

Description: It is a dicot plant. Its central stalk can reach 2 to 2.5 m in height at maturity, although some varieties are smaller. The cylindrical branches can start as low as the base of the plant, depending on the variety. The main root is short and the secondary is directed downward into the soil. Its showy flowers of orange to purple color sprout from the main stem, the inflorescence sometimes reaches up to 9 dm. Its seeds are small and of different colors according to variety.

Origin: Native to the Andes, it is developed at an altitude between 1500 and 3500 meters. The main producing areas in Peru are Junín, Cajamarca, Ayacucho, Ancash, Huancavelica and Cusco.

Used Parts: Grain.

Importance of Amaranth: The grains of Amaranth have a very thin and soft fiber and have a more balanced composition than conventional cereals, which makes them ideal for daily consumption. Amaranth grains contain between 13% to 18% protein. They also contain calcium, phosphorus, iron, potassium, zinc, vitamin E, vitamin B complex and the following essential amino acids: arginine, lysine, isoleucine, leucine, threonine, valine, phenylalanine, histidine, methionine and tryptophan.

Uses of Amaranth in different industries:

Food Industry: as grain or flour, is used in soups, stews, salads, custards, pancakes, breads, etc. The flour is also used for the manufacture of bread, tortillas and as a breakfast cereal.

Our Export Presentations:

-Conventional Amaranth Grains, polypropylene bag x 25 kg.

-Conventional Amaranth Flour, polypropylene bag x 25 kg.

-Organic Amaranth Grains, polypropylene bag x 25 kg.

-Organic Amaranth Flour, polypropylene bag x 25 kg.

Contact us for any questions about our export presentations, technical datasheets, samples, orders, contract manufacturing and product development.

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Organic Sacha Inchi Oil & Protein Flour (Powder)

Organic Sacha Inchi Oil & Protein Flour (Powder)

Organic Sacha Inchi Oil & Protein Flour (Powder)

High quality Sacha Inchi Oil & Protein Flour (Powder).
Organic Certifications: USDA, JAS, EU.
Ready for export worldwide.

Botanical Name: Plukenetia volubilis L.

Common Names: In Spanish: sacha inchi, maní del Inca, inca inchi, maní del monte, sacha maní. In English: inca peanuts. 

Family: Euphorbiaceae

Introduction: 

Sacha Inchi is a native plant of the Peruvian Amazon. Known by natives for several thousands of years, the Incas used it, and the pottery found in their graves proves it. Its recent industrialization has made it into one of the most demanded Peruvian products worldwide.

Sacha Inchi Oil is the vegetable source with the most unsaturated fatty acids in the world with a content of 93.69%; and it has the lowest content of saturated fatty acids in the world with 6.39%; also, it has 84% of essential fatty acids (48% Omega-3 and 36% Omega-6), surpassing the most popular oleaginous used in the world for the production of oils for human consumption.

Sacha Inchi Protein Flour (Powder) is a vegetable protein of high quality, it has soft flavor, it is easily digestible for children and adults; even due to its high index of digestibility, it overcomes traditional proteins. It has over 60% of vegetable protein and it has an excellent composition of essential and non-essential amino acids; with high percentages of the most important amino acids.

Origin: Amazon Jungle of Peru.

Disponibility: All year long.

Used Parts: Seed.

Important Facts: Current scientific studies point to Sacha Inchi as the best oilseed for its composition and high nutritional quality, because its oil has high content in essential fatty acids Omega-3 (48%) and Omega-6 (36%). Moreover, its digestibility is very high (over 96%), it has antioxidants: vitamin A and alpha-tocopherol vitamin E. And over 60% of the defatted almond is high quality protein (99% digestible), rich in essential and nonessential amino acids, in sufficient quantities to health.

Uses of Sacha Inchi in different industries:             

-Nutraceutical Industry: Sacha Inchi Oil & Protein Flour (Powder): for the manufacture of nutraceutical products, dietary supplements, nutritional supplements, food supplements, functional foods, medical foods, etc.

-Pharmaceutical Industry: Sacha Inchi Oil: for the manufacture of capsules, phytomedicines, nutraceuticals, etc.

-Food Industry: Sacha Inchi Oil: for the manufacture of edible oil for salads or cooked vegetables due to its pleasant taste and scent which are very much appreciated in fine gastronomy. It is also used as an ingredient in the preparation of blends and dressings; and to enrich industrially produced foods, functional foods, medical foods, etc.

Sacha Inchi Protein Flour (Powder): to enrich a wide variety of foods: raw, cooked, canned food, beverages, smoothies, yogurts, cookies, cakes, bread, dairy, meat, etc.

-Cosmetics Industry: Sacha Inchi Oil: after going through a deodorization process, it is used as an ingredient for the manufacture of body creams and skin creams because of its nutritional effect; for the manufacture of shampoos, because when applied to the hair provides a smooth and shiny look; and as a binding and lathering agent for soap.

Significantly, due to the recent industrialization of Sacha Inchi, new and innovative products can be developed with its oil and protein flour (powder); which can be mixed with other ingredients to increase the commercial value of the products.

Our Export Presentations:

-Organic Sacha Inchi Protein Flour (Powder), double-layered bag x 10 kg

-Organic Sacha Inchi Oil, metalic cylinder x 216 L

-Organic Sacha Inchi Oil, can x 18 L

-Organic Sacha Inchi Oil, glass bottle x 250 mL

-Wholesale gel capsules.

-Finished Product, bottle with gel capsules.

-Also, we offer conventional (non-organic) products.

Why choose us as your supplier of Sacha Inchi Oil?

We offer an organic oil of 100% vegetable and natural origin from the Amazon Jungle of Peru with no additives nor chemicals.

We ensure high quality oil for human consumption and for the use in different industries, because of our production process, the technology used for the extraction of the oil from its seeds and the certificates issued by Control Union Certifications: USDA Organic, JAS and EU Organic.

Also, we ensure the traceability of the raw material to the finished product with samples stored properly, due to our quality system.

Additionally, we can export the oil in bottles and cylinders of different sizes, depending upon client's request.

Contact us for any questions about our export presentations, technical datasheets, samples, orders, private labeling for bottles, contract manufacturing and product development.

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