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Kaniwa Grain

Scientific name:

Chenopodium Pallidicaule

  • Types: Organic & Conventional.
  • Presentations: Bags x 25 kg (55 lb) / Bags x 11.34 kg (25 lb) / Big Bags x 1000 kg (2204 lb).
  • Packaging: Paper Bags, Polypropylene bags and Big Bags.
  • Production Area: Ayacucho, Huancavelica, Apurimac, Junin and Cuzco (2800 - 3500 m).
  • Harvest time: March-July (main), November to January (small)
  • Availability: All year.
  • Shelf life: 2 years stored under appropriate conditions.
  • Benefits: Just like quinoa, this “super grain” is loaded with protein, dietary fiber, and antioxidants, although kaniwa is more nutrient-dense. Kaniwa has a similar sweet nutty flavor as quinoa, but its seeds are half the size.
  • Certifications: Organic (NOP,EU,JAS), Kosher, Gluten-free.
  • Applications: Not to be confused with quinoa, is the latest gluten free super grain and easy to digest. Dare to try in place of oatmeal for breakfast or as a rice or potato replacement at lunch or dinner.