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Organic amaranth flour 320g


It is the raw and milled amaranth that comes from the top of Yungas Valley. Amaranth is a source of proteins and mainly of lysine, this aspect place it among the most nutritious food of the planet.

Amaranth flour should be combined with white flour in order to use it in bakery and pastry. It can also replace the white flour in the cuisine.

Aztecas, Mayas, Quechuas and Aymaras gave to the Amaranth a sacred value due to its extraordinary nutritious qualities. During the Colony, people could escape from the hard labor only eating this cereal. That is why the conquerors prohibited its production and consumption. However, the minute cereal survived in isolated communities.

At the end of the XX century, NASA discovered it as a food that could be taken to the space because of its great nutritional content and minute size.

Nutritional information 100g:

Calories (kcal) 386.00
Total Fat (g) 7.70
Carbohydrates (g) 56.90
Protein (g) 14.30
Calcium (mg) 259.00
Phosphorus (mg) 205.00
Iron (mg) 5.90
Thiamin (mg) 0.30
Riboflavin (mg) 0.30
Niacin (mg) 0.40
Potassium (mg) 800.00

IRUPANA, a fair trade company

IRUPANA is a company specialized in the production of Natural and Organic food with special emphasis in the process of Andean cereals such as; Cañawa, Quinoa, Amaranth, a great variety of corns and Tarhui.The mision of IRUPANA is to recover not only the agro-ecological potential of our country but also the alimentary culture of all Bolivia’s towns; their raw materials; their usages and customs and in an industrialized way restore the best nutritious diet to the country in order to preserve the National Alimentary Security.

The Vision of IRUPANA is to recover the Alimentary potential of Bolivia through the combination of technologies: the native with the universal ones, so that they maintain the nutritional and natural properties of all the food.

IRUPANA offers to the small farmers of the country market for their products, and it pays them higher differentiated prices that reward their quality, cleaning and punctuality.Irupana considers that the most important value for a country is its population and its greater strength is in its culture, identity and history, therefore, the treatment among human beings must be fair in all the social aspects and admit that every person in this world is the bearer of knowledge. 


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