Organic Amaranth Seeds for Sale
Organic Amaranth is an old cultivated crop originating on American continent. The Aztecs, Incas and Mayas considered amaranth as their staple food together with maize and beans. Amaranth was first introduced as an ornamental plant in Europe in the 16th century. Different species of amaranth spread throughout the world during 17th, 18th and 19th century. In India, China and under the harsh conditions of Himalayas this plant became important grain and/or vegetable crop.
- Organic Amaranth is used as an ingredient primarily in bread, pasta, baby's food, instant drinks, etc.
- For such purposes seeds have to undergo various processing technologies - boiling, swelling, flaking, extrusion, puffing, roasting, grinding, sprouting, etc.
- The most common product is flour, whole amaranth seeds in breads, müsli bars, breakfast food and porridges, pastas and biscuits and cookies.
- Leaves and stems are interesting vegetable suitable for soups, salads or other meals.
|Organic Amaranth Seeds|
|Flavor, Aroma||Unique, pleasant, nutty flavor |
|Color||Light Yellowish |
|Country of Origin||India |
|GMO Status||NON GMO (Not genetically modified) |
|Shelf Life||12 months (from production date) |
|Storage condition||Cool and dry < 15° C |
|Applications||As an ingredient primarily in multigrain bread, pasta, baby's food, instant drinks, etc. Whole amaranth seeds in breads.|
|Amaranth Nutrition Facts (Amount Per 100g) |
|Total Fat||7 g ( 10%)|
|Cholesterol||0 mg (0 %)|
|Sodium ||4 mg (0%)|
|Potassium ||508 mg ( 14%)|
|Total Carbohydrate ||65 g ( 21%)|
|Protein ||14 g (28%)|