Organic Fairtrade Quinoa Flour gluten free 25 kg


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Weight : 25 kg
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€449,75
€17,99 / kg
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Description

Our organic Fairtrade Quinoa flour is:

  • gluten free
  • pleasantly aromatic
  • from controlled organic cultivation
  • premium grains
  • carefully ground
  • checked several times
  • vegan

Vital substances:

„The gold of the Incas“! Quinoa is a so-called pseudo cereal, containing no gluten. This makes it ideal for a low gluten and gluten free diet – and our quinoa is tested for gluten!

In contrast to normal cereals, quinoa has quite considerable amounts of magnesium, zinc and B vitamins. It also has high protein levels with a perfect composition of amino acids. This special characteristic is what gives quinoa its reputation as the “gold of the Incas”, as even a diet consisting mainly of quinoa provides the body with all vital (essential) amino acids [1 and 2]!

Quinoa should be part of a balanced diet.

Alleviate Headache Pain:

There are many different reasons for headaches. However, studies have proven (reference work by Dr. med. Helmut B. Retzek [3]), that magnesium, zinc and B vitamins can positively affect this type of pain, which often occurs frequently.

Amaranth flour can help us to do this, as it contains these 4 important ingredients in a totally natural form.

Interesting facts:

Quinoa seeds contain a bitter tasting substance called saponin which serves as a natural protection against pests, and has haemolytic (blood dissolving) properties. The saponins are in the grain husk can be removed by thorough washing and soaking (use fresh water when cooking).

Description:

Our quinoa flour is carefully ground and undergoes multiple tests for gluten. We use only our cleaned quinoa grains to make the flour. We sell only the finest quinoa grains in our range of products. The quinoa flour has a pleasantly strong taste, with a typical quinoa flavour. The flour has a very fine consistency.

Origin:

The remove Andean village „Salinas de Garci Mendoza“, is 4,000 metres above sea level and is part of the Bolivian Oruro district. Around 700 people live in the village, situated at the foot of the Cerro Caricha mountain, 15 km from the world’s largest salt lake (Salar de Uyuni). Our organic Fairtrade quinoa is grown in this remote region.

Fairtrade:

In 1994, several farmers from the region got together to found the Asociación de Productores de Quinua Salinas”, or APQUISAa farmers‘ association now having around 230 members. The farmers were awarded a Fairtrade certificate in 2007.

One of the main reasons for   „Fairtrade International“ recognition, carried out by „FLO-Cert“, was the fact that the Salinas farmers are responsible for all processing steps (washing, drying, packaging), so the famers profit directly from the sale of their produce. There are no additional costs for rental or processing, and the money earned remains with the farmers, who can in turn invest in the region with the added value produced.

Product purity:

After harvesting, our organic Quinoa are cleaned several times, ensuring high purity. After their quality has been checked several times, the Quinoa grains are ground peeled in a gluten free facility. The Quinoa flour is given our standard pressure treatment and they are laser cleaned. During the pressure process, the combination of pressure and time ensures that the product is completely free of pests.

Organic ingredients: Quinoa flour gluten free° - ° Fairtrade certified and sourced from Fairtrade producers. Total 100%.

Sources:

[1] Wikipedia Quinoa

[2] DEBInet Deutsches Ernährungsberatungs- und Informationsnetz

[3] http://www.homeopathy.at/kopfschmerz/

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