Quinoa

Introduction

Quinoa from Peru is considered the finest quinoa grain. Our quinoa is harvested by hand, by local farmers and farming cooperatives.

General characteristics

Product classification:Chenopodiaceae, Chenopodium quinoa

Type:Grain

Style:Dried

Origin:Andean region, Huánuco, Peru

Cultivation:Common / Organic

Color classification:White

Product Types

Types:Raw: Unwashed, unprocessed and unsorted quinoa. 
Cleaned: Free from impurities, rated and sorted. 
Processed: Cleaned (scarifying and/or washed) to eliminate almost all presence of saponin (0.06%). Maintaining protein properties.

Certification:SENASA, ControlUnion

Physical Characteristics

Color visual: Yellowish-white color

Taste: Characteristic, bitter-sweet

Odor: Characteristic

Foreign material*: Max. 0.2%

Defects**: Max. 1,5% (sick grain + crushed grain + other defects)

Caliber***: 1.5 mm – 1.8 mm 
1.8 mm – 2 mm 
2 mm – 2.2 mm

* Only clean and processed quinoa. Raw quinoa max 5% 
** Raw material only 
*** Only clean and processed quinoa.

Chemical Characteristics

Humidity level : Max 12%

Microbiological Characteristics

Aerobic mesophilic:Max. 1000 cfu

Yeast:Max. 500 cfu

Mold:Max. 500 cfu

E. coli:Max. 10 cfu

 

Nutricion Facts (100g POR)

Energy:360 kcal. / KJ 1506

Protein:14 g

Fat:6 g (Saturated fat 0.7 g 
Polyunsaturated fat 3.3 g 
Monounsaturated fat 1.6 g )

Cholesterol:0 mg

Carbohydrates:65 g (Dietary fiber 7 g (Englyst))

Sodium:6 mg

Potassium:172 mg

 

Order Specifications

Packaging/Presentation:PP woven Bag - 25 Kg or 50 Kg

Shipping:Ex works, FOB/CIF on request

Minimum order:5 tons

Delivery detail:15 days, FIFO

    Price per KG - 2019

White Quinoa: USD 2.31 - 2.95

Red Quinoa: USD 2.83 - 3.39

Black Quinoa: USD 3.31 - 4.00

Mixed Quinoa*: USD 2.59 - 3.03

Quinoa Flakes: USD 2.97 - 3.09

Quinoa Flour: USD 3.11 - 3.18

*White: 60% / Red: 20% / Black: 20%

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