Scientific name: Chenopodium pallidicaule
Cañihua is a cereal that has great nutritional power, because it has twice the protein of common foods such as wheat, rice or oats. is similar in character and uses to the closely related(Chenopodium quinoa). Unlike quinoa, cañihua contains a lower amount of the bitter tastingaffect taste and texture. It is a good nutritional alternative especially for children and seniors, as it stands out for its excellent quality of protein and minerals
Energy: 353 kcal
Protein: 19 g
Healthy fat: 1.9 g
Carbohydrates: 66.6 g
Fiber: 3.5 g
Calcium: 75 mg
Iron: 17.4 mg
Vitamin A: 8.33 mg
Flour of Cañihua
Cañihua can easily be milled to flour and can be prepared further as a toasted cañihua flour calledñihuaco.Cañihuaco has a nutty taste and can be mixed with water and milk for a breakfast meal. It is rich in calories and proteins. Additionally, cañihua flour can be used for other purposes such as bread-making, pastry-making and noodle-making.
Nylon polyethylene bag or triple sheet paper bags of 20 kg or 25 kg. Or, re-packed to customer specification and/or own brand
Customer labeling is available. MOQ applies.