Buy now: Organic red quinoa 2 kg
If a whole year is named after you, you know that you are something special! Congratulations to quinoa, because the pseudo-cereal was a recipient of this honour. The former UN secretary-general Ban Ki-moon declared 2013 the "international year of quinoa", urging people around the world to learn more about the plant's potential. Buy red quinoa now!
Quinoa - what is it?
Like amaranth, this ancient crop belongs to the foxtail family and has been cultivated in the highlands of the Andes for more than 5,000 years, where it is considered a staple food. After their arrival, the Spanish colonialists regarded the so-called South American "Inca wheat" primarily as food for the lower classes, which is why it was virtually unknown in Europe until a few decades ago. Luckily, these times are over, and the hype around quinoa has become enormous, and for a good reason! Quinoa is not only a great energy supplier with a mild-nutty taste. It has many other advantages: quinoa is a pseudo-cereal (quinoa is actually a seed), making it gluten-free. This makes it a great side dish alternative to bulgur or couscous.
Cooking quinoa: preparation and recipes
Have you had enough of rice and potatoes? Quinoa is a great alternative for all types of savoury, but also sweet dishes. You can integrate it into any meal of the day, for example: enjoy some puffed quinoa with fruit, nuts and some agave syrup in your breakfast muesli. At lunch, make a quinoa bowl with smoked tofu from our Food Journal, and in the evening, serve it alongside a burger or fill a roasted pepper with quinoa and vegetables! Quinoa is simply perfect to fill you up and never get fed up with!
Preparing quinoa could not be easier:
- Rinse thoroughly in a colander.
- Bring quinoa to a boil with double the amount of water and a pinch of salt, then reduce heat to medium and let cook for about 15 minutes.
- Done! When the water has evaporated (the quinoa should have some bite to it), you can serve the pseudo-cereal. Bon appétit!
Buy KoRo's organic red quinoa
Trend or not, do you really need 2 kg of quinoa? Of course! Quinoa is incredibly versatile and, as we have already shown, can be used for any meal of the day. Our value packs are resealable and airtight, meaning you can store and enjoy the pseudo-cereal for a long time. Along with the high fibre content, it is also a great source of protein AND the quinoa is 100 % organic. Your new favourite grain is calling you —buy our organic red quinoa in the 2 kg value packs now!
|Average nutritional values||per 100 g|
|Calorific value (in kj/kcal)||1712 / 408|
|thereof saturated fatty acids||0 g|
|thereof sugar||0 g|
|Dietary fiber||11 g|
|Organic Origin||non-EU agriculture|
|Organic control body & Organic origin||
|Nutrition traces||Nutrition traces|
|Shipping||Delivery time outside of Germany|
KoRo Handels GmbH
Hauptstraße 26, 10827 Berlin
|Storage Advice||Store in a cool and dry place, away from light|
|Ingredients||100% red quinoa* *from organic agriculture|
|Cross contamination||May contain traces of GLUTEN, SOY, other TREE NUTS and SESAME.|
|Best before date||04.09.2023|
|Trade Name||Organic red quinoa|
|Press & Resellers||Download cropped photo|
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Varieties & Origin
Nowadays, white quinoa is the most common variety. Thanks to its gentle nutty taste, this grain can be combined with both savoury and sweet dishes.
In 2018, more than 250,000 tons of quinoa were produced worldwide, and the market for quinoa is constantly growing. 95% of global production comes from Bolivia, Peru and Ecuador. The quinoa grain originates from the Andes, and it was a staple food of the Incas. Quinoa belongs to the Amaranthaceae family and is therefore gluten-free. Moreover, this pseudo grain is rich in protein, as well as unsaturated fatty acids and minerals.
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The quality is super good, the quinoa
The quality is super good, the quinoa are very well processed. The packaging keeps tight. The price-performance ratio is top!
This quinoa is stunning!
This quinoa is stunning. no matter what color. It has a biting consistency. Yet it is pleasantly intense in flavor and flatters any dish as a side dish. But also excellent as the main ingredient of a meal.