AMARANTH GRAIN

DESCRIPTION

The amaranth (Amaranthus caudatus) or KIWICHA contains the edible grains world’s smallest.. Its shape is rounded, slightly flattened, measuring from 1 to 1.5 mm in diameter and have different colors according to the variety to which they belong.

Amaranth grains contain between 13 and 18% protein and essential amino acids in contrast to other cereals that contain in their shell.
The major essential amino acids contained in the grains of AMARANTH are: Arginine, Lysine, Isoleucine, Leucine, Threonine, Valine, phenylalanine, histidine, tryptophan.

Also concentrate large proportions of minerals, so that nutritionists have even compared with the milk. For the small size of its grain it is known as the little giant for the ideal food for human diet.

USES

Amaranth can be used in a wide range of dishes such as soups, desserts, drinks, chips, flour, also thanks to the wonderful versatility of transformation, the amaranth is demanded today as raw material in the baking industry, pastas, fortified mixes, etc., contributing to higher protein biological quality.

Amaranth has no gluten so it is advisable to feed people who can not tolerate gluten. The consumption of amaranth has no restrictions of any kind may be consumed by the general public.

CERTIFICATION

CERES Cert.

Jewish Association of Peru

Star K

Control Union

PRODUCED AND PACKED BY

De Guste Group SAC – Juliaca

STORAGE

closed and Ventilated enviroment

Temperature 18°C-20°C

Humidity: 40% – 50%

Airflow: 15 mls

Time Life: 18 months

PACKAGING

Polypropylene bags of  0.5 to 10 Kg.

03 ply multiwall paperbags  25 Kg. net

03 ply multiwall paperbags  25 lb. net