Currently, quinoa is one of the most important foods on the international market. This product is consumed worldwide in its multiple quinoa derivatives, thanks to its high nutritional content and various benefits. Many countries have adapted their typical dishes by adding quinoa. Among the main countries we have: Germany, Russia, United Arab Emirates and Turkey.
What quinoa derivatives exist in Peru?
Traditionally, in Peru, we can find quinoa derivatives in the following presentations:
- Quinoa in grain
- Quinoa flour
- Quinoa in flakes
- Gelatinized quinoa
We can also find them in derivatives of snacks such as:
- Quinoa bar
- Quinoa sticks
- Quinoa pop
- Quinoa cookie
- Quinoa chips
- Quinoa cereal
- Quinoa chocolate
On the other hand, we have quinoa derivatives to prepare or ready to eat either at breakfast, lunch or dinner, these are:
- Quinoa burger
- Quinoa pancakes
- Quinoa sprout
- Quinoa paste
Finally, there are the derivatives of liquid quinoa:
- Quinoa beer
- Drink of quinoa with Stevia
- Natural juice of quinoa and passion fruit
- Drink of quinoa and rice
- Quinoa milk
Quinoa derivatives in other countries
In recent years, the increase in the export of quinoa to international markets has brought multiple benefits. The increase in demand and variety of products and presentations for quinoa are some of them. Another benefit is the positioning of quinoa in the functional, gluten-free, cardiovascular and anti-aging segments. We show you some of them:
- Apetit Quinoa Cutlets: Of Russian origin, they are vegetable fillets with quinoa. Ready to fry in a pan or microwave-safe.
- Natsional’ Rice, Quinoa and Pumpkin Mix for Breakfast: Of Russian origin, it is a salad that mixes rice, quinoa and pumpkin.
- Pilaf with quinoa: Of Turkish origin, pilaf is a Turkish rice recipe cooked in broth and spices. This product is ready to heat in microwave, pot or hot water.
- Quinoa curry: Of German origin, it is a ready-made lunch. It is easy to prepare as it is poured water and can be eaten directly from the box.