An ancient grain and staple of Bolivia, quinoa is jam-packed with nutrition and contains a complete protein profile.
It is grown at an elevation of 12,000 feet in the Bolivian Altiplano region. TruRoots Organic Quinoa is prewashed, and further cleaned and packed in the U.S. to ensure highest quality. Cultivated for over 5,000 years, quinoa was the dietary staple of the Incas.
Not a true grain, quinoa is related to spinach, chard and beets. Cooked quinoa is light and fluffy, and easily absorbs flavor. This cherished ancient grain is one of nature's most nutritious foods, and works well as a rice substitute. Versatile and delicious, quinoa is a must-have kitchen staple. TruRoots Organic Quinoa supports the livelihood of small family farms in the Andean plains.