CANIHUA GRAIN

DESCRIPTION

Cañihua or Canihua  is a fairly widespread grain in the highlands of  Peru. It is a plant that grows to 4,200 meters above sea level. The importance of this grain is mainly due to its high protein content (15.23%) with a good amount of essential and nonessential amino acids, being a versatile and energetic food of considerable nutritional value for human consumption. It can be found in noodles, energy bars, chips, toasted bread and flour. Unlike Quinoa does not represent the presence of saponina, so it is easier to use.

USES

The grains are usually roasted and ground forming a flour of cream color called (kañihuaco), which is consumed with sugar or added to soups, and stews. It is also used with wheat and corn flour on breads, cakes and puddings.
With the flour it can be prepared a drink similar to the chocolate which is consumed in the highlands of Peru.

PACKAGING

Polypropylene bags of 0.5 to 10 Kg.

03 ply multiwall paper bags of 25 Kg.

03 ply multiwall paper bags of 25 lb.

STORAGE

polypropylene bags of 0.5 to 10 kg.

03 ply multiwall paper bags of 25 kg.

03 ply multiwall paper bags of 25 lb.

CERTIFICATION

CERES GmbH.

Jewish Association of Perú

Star K

Control Union

PRODUCED AND PACKED BY

De Guste Group SAC – Juliaca