Information @ a Glance
  • Quinoa (Chenopodium quinoa, or goosefoot) is classified as a pseudo-grain because botanically it is actually related to Sugar Beets, Spinach and Swiss Chard. Therefore technically not a cereal grain, however it is cooked and eaten like a grain and has a similar nutrient profile.
  • There are 17 varieties of Quinoa
  • Although Quinoa has been in use thousand years , the product is not widely known in many parts of the world
  • Due to its high-protein content, quinoa can serve as an alternative source of proteins to meat. The strong demand from vegetarians largely explains why quinoa is mostly found in health food stores.
  • Quinoa flour is produced from grain. Used for baking and is a more nutritious replacement to many other flours in the market.
  • Organic quinoa flakes are rolled whole quinoa grains. This product a digestible meal with high biological value protein, no cholesterol and gluten free. Excellent for breakfast, baking and other uses.
  • The quinoa productive chain has three fundamental links: 
    (i) agricultural production of the grain, 
    (ii) grain processing and 
    (iii) production of added value products
 General Information
  • About Quinoa
  • Fact Sheet


  • Crop Information
  • Industrial Crop
  • Field Guide
  • Seed suppliers
Economics of Cultivation
  • Cultivation case study
  • Australian Experience
  • Indian Experience
  • Investing in Cultivation


  • Experimental Farm
  • Quinoa Seeds
  • Post Harvest


  • Machine for processing Quinoa
  • Dehulling
  • Technology - case study
  • Quinoa production, processing and marketing


  • Properties of Quinoa
  • Uses
  • Weight Loss
  • Patient Food Services


  • High Yield Quinoa
  • Quinoa Protein Concentrate
  • Quinoa Grain Processing & Products

Company Profiles

  • Company - Technology
  • Quinoa suppliers

Market Scenario

  • World Market
  • Market Development
  • Global Scenario
  • Year of Quinoa
  • FAQ
  • Tradition
  • Quinoa Trade - Trends in Europe
  • Processing Facility proposed
  • Standards - Labeling