The amaranth is a grain of Peruvian origin. It is produced mainly in the regions of Cusco, Apurimac, Ancash, Arequipa, Junin, Cajamarca, Huancavelica and Ayacucho.
This food is a source of essential amino acids. It also contains calcium, phosphorus and iron. It is important to highlight that it has more protein, calcium, iron, fiber and magnesium than most cereals. It is also the only grain known to contain vitamin C.
Nutritional information per 100 g of amaranth
- Energy value: 374 kcal
- Fat: 7 g
- Of which saturated: 1.5 g
- Carbohydrates: 57 g
- Of which sugars: 1.7 g
- Protein: 14 g
- Salt: 0 g
Amaranth can be consumed in flour, cookies, snacks, beverages, nutritional supplements and desserts.
Amaranth: presentation for sale
The product is offered in 25 and 50 kg bags, it can also be customized according to the customer's requirements.
About the company
Kallpa Foods is located in Lima and has been exporting since 2011. Its main markets are Spain, the United States and Italy.
The company has the certificate of origin and the NO-GMO issued by INIA. The latter is proof that the products have not been genetically manipulated.