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Quinoa - Chenopodium sp.

Quinoa

Chenopodium sp.

Dried Raw ~ 1kg ~ Bagged ~ $800nt


DESCRIPTION:

Quinoa has now become a worldwide craze due to it being grain like, but not actually a grain and having a better protein profile. Though this is actually quite exaggerated, as many fads are, but it is a nice healthy addition to a meal. Adding a really nice texture to other grain and soup dishes. We sell the landrace strain from Taiwan, Chenopodium formosana. Quinoa of all types need to be soaked, and rinsed until the bubbles no longer form. Not rinsing is the quinoa sometimes has a bitter taste.

BOTANICAL NAME:

Chenopodium formosana Koidz

FAMILY: Amaranthaceae

INGREDIENTS:

Quinoa seed

CUISINE TYPES:

Used as a grain.

FLAVOR:

No flavor. If not washed properly, will be bitter (all types).

AVAILABILITY:

Inquire

PRODUCTION STYLE:

Grown on a polyculture farm without spray. Hand harvested and machine dried.

COUNTRY OF ORIGIN:

Taiwan, Taidong.

EST. SHELF LIFE:

3 Years

RELATED INFO:

SHIPPING METHODS:

Taiwan Shipping: 1-3 Day Postal Service, Black Cat and 7-11. Next day refrigerated and frozen delivery available door-to-door or to 7-11.

International Shipping Options: Postal Service (1-3 week air mail), EMS, Courier (DHL & FedEx), Air Freight (wholesale). Fresh produce unavailable outside of Taiwan.

Please see our Ordering Information Page for more information.

PACKAGING TYPES:

Package Options

Net Weight

Gross Weight

Volume

Dimensions

Glass Jar (Large)

g ±

+215g ±

300ml升

9.3H x 7L x 7W (cm)

Bag / Wrapped: 1kg

1,050g ±

1,070g ±

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