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Quinua for food industry
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Uses and properties

In gastronomy, it is used in the preparation of soups, salads, muesli, scrambled egg, stews, purees, pasta, desserts and drinks. When it is transformed into flour, it is used to make bread, cookies, pasta, sausage, meatballs. Also it is eaten directly in yogurt or chocolate. Industrially, it is used to extract industrial alcohol. The main consumers of quinua are the United States, Canada, China, Japan, Australia and Europe.

Quinua is a food that provides all the necessary nutrients for healthy eating, helping to lower cholesterol and avoiding the risk of cardiovascular disease. Highlights, its high protein content. It is suitable for coeliacs. Recent studies show that they are high in vitamins B and E, isoflavones and low glycemic starch complex benefits patients with diabetes. Minerals such as iron, phosphorus, potassium, calcium, magnesium and zinc, and a low percentage of fats, promote weight loss.

White quinua

Quinua is a pseudocereal chenopodioideae belonging to the subfamily of the Amaranthaceae. Grains are small, round and white colour.

Origin:

Spain, Peru

Crop:

June-July

Packing:

Polypropilene bags of 25 kg

White quinua