Quinola Organic Express Pearl & Red Quinoa (250g)
Perfectly cooked every time, Express Quinoa from Quinola Mothergrain is practical, delicious and an healthy source of protein, magnesium, and 8 different amino acids. Combining the smooth texture of pearl quinoa with the rich nuttiness of red quinoa, this fair trade organic quinoa mix is ideal for making a quick gluten-free and cholesterol-free lunch in minutes, hot or cold. It's clean eating at it's finest – each pouch contains a mix of ready to eat organic quinoa, a dash of organic sunflower oil, and some hand-harvested seat salt. Absolutely nothing else.
In Incan legend, the Earth Goddess presented the people with the life-sustaining grain we know today as quinoa. It's packed with nutritional benefits, versatile, easy to cook, and can be served hot or cold. Naturally gluten-free, with slow-release carbohydrates and complex protein, it's an excellent alternative to rice.
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Quinola’s philosophy is deeply ethical. They believe that business is a good thing, but that business is also often horribly unfair to the growers themselves. They were sick of seeing the farmer bullied into a corner, and set about to balance the scales a bit.
Quinola’s quinoa is sourced directly from a group of 500 famers in Peru called Cabana Co-operative, based just north of Lake Titicaca. Quinola want to do things just a little bit differently, and make sure that all quinoa is bought under fair trade rules. No chemical nasties are used during the growing process, and the farmers use a mixed agriculture and crop rotation method which is better for local wildlife and allows the land to regenerate between harvests.
- Perfectly cooked, ready to eat either hot or cold
- Heat up in just 2 minutes
- Complete vegetable protein - it is regarded as one of the best vegetable sources of protein containing all 8 essential Amino Acids
- Gluten and cholesterol free
- High carbohydrate and fibre content - Slow releasing carbohydrates will make you feel fuller for longer without any risk of bloating.
- Packed with flavour - cooks to a similar nutty, granular taste as cous cous
- Fairtrade and Organic
Quinoa is a delicious 'Super Grain' packed full of key nutritional benefits.
Quinoa, also called the 'Mother Grain' by the local farming communities, comes from the Cabana Farming Cooperative, high in the Peruvian Andes. It is imported by specialist ethical food importer Quinola who source the highest quality Organic Quinoa grain.
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We are proud to announce that Quinola has been awarded four Gold Stars in the acclaimed annual Great Taste Awards 2013. The four Gold stars were declared for: Organic Pearl Quinoa; Organic Black Quinoa; Organic Red Quinoa, and Pearl and Black Organic Express Quinoa.
You can find out more about how Quinola helps farming families in Peru at www.quinola.com/the-cooperative
Don't forget it's cheaper to buy a case of six
Weight: 250g Ingredients:
83% White Quinoa, 15% Red Quinoa, Sunflower Oil, Salt. Suitable for vegetarians and vegans. Once opened keep refrigerated and use within 3 days. Origin: Peru/France How to prepare:
1. Tear top corner of pouch
2. Heat upright in microwave on full power for 2 minutes
3. Tip out & fluff with fork.
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Ingredients: 83% White Quinoa, 15% Red Quinoa, Sunflower Oil, Salt.
Suitable for vegetarians and vegans.
Once opened keep refrigerated and use within 3 days.
How to prepare: