Cañihua Powder

Product Ratings 5 Out of
  • Referential Price :
    USD 10.00 / Kilogram(s)
  • Min. Order : 100 Kilogram(s)
  • Port : By Air / PE - LIMA, By Sea / PE - CALLAO
  • Payment Terms : WIRE TRANSFER(T/T)
The cañihua (chenopodium pallidicuale) is a chenopodium species similar in composition to quinoa. It is native to the Andes region of Peru in the highest areas.
Product Details
  • Production Capacity : 10,000 Kilogram(s) per month
  • Packing Details: 25 kg. kraft bags.

Cañihua has a high protein content and its amino acid balance is top-of-the-line, it also contains vitamin E and B complex. It contains exceptionally high levels of flavonoids/antioxidants, which can help prevent cardiovascular disease, inhibit the growth of certain bacteria and viruses, as well as reduce the risk of certain inflammatory diseases.


Cañihua is characterized by having a high content of protein and fiber. It has antioxidant capabilities, thanks to its phenolic compounds, and due to its high protein content, it can contribute to preserving or increasing muscle mass.

Consuming this seed regulates cholesterol, triglycerides and fights anemia due to its high iron content. It also has a high content of high quality amino acids. In addition, minerals such as calcium and iron, omega 3 fatty acids and a remarkable amount of B vitamins.


  • Lowers cholesterol.
  • Prevents heart disease.
  • Promotes intestinal transit.
  • High nutritional value.

Suggested use

  • Cañihua powder can be mixed with flour for baking pancakes, muffins, breads and cookies.