Andean plant from the surroundings of Lake Titicaca, located in Peru and Bolivia. In Peru, it is grown in the mountain range. Quinoa contains proteins, essential amino acids, fiber, and carbohydrates, which is why it is considered a superfood.
Grains and seeds
QuinoaChenopodium quinoa Willd
|Part used: Grains||Region: Highlands|
Quinoa whole grains | Quinoa powder
|Uses and applications: Direct consumption (natural), juices or nutritional shakes/smoothies, snacks, beans and crackers.|
|Origin: Huamanga, Ayacucho|
|Properties: fiber, protein|