Product Description: Quinoa (Chenopodium quinoa wild) has been enjoyed as an important food crop in the Andes for more than 6,000 years. More precious than gold, this powerhouse grain has now been re-discovered by the world marketplace because of its delicious flavor and high nutritional value.
Classified as a 'supercrop' by the United Nations for it's high protein content, quinoa contains a balanced set of essential amino acids, making it an unusually complete food.
We've spun this healthy, golden grain into our Andean Dream Quinoa Cookies, made with organic Royal quinoa, which is grown only in the Bolivian Andes, at an altitude of 13,000 feet, which produces the finest quality quinoa in the world.
Quinoa is delicious and nutritious, rich in high quality proteins, vitamins and minerals, and essential amino acids necessary for optimal nutrition.
Quinoa has been selected by the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations as one of the crops that will play an important role in ensuring food security around the world in the 21st century. The National Academy of Sciences of the United States has rated quinoa as the most nourishing grain in the world.
We have packed our cookies for you in individual convenient single serving packets. Perfect to grab for a quick snack, and for school lunches and backpacks!
Manufactured in Bolivia, by La Francesa, S.A., in cooperation with Andean Valley, S.A. La Francesa, S.A., one of Bolivia's premiere bakeries, was established in 1952, with three generations of experience.
Improving lives! Andean Dream purchases its Royal quinoa from indigenous farming family groups at fair trade prices which contribute to positive economic changes for these families. This product is fairly traded.
Vegan. All natural.
Additional Info: Manufacturer recommends storage at room temperature. Nut-free facility.
Ingredients: Organic Royal Quinoa Flour, Tapioca Flour, Non-Hydrogenated Palm Fruit Oil, Sugar Cane Juice, Natural Grated Coconut, Raw Sugar, Rice Flour, Sodium Bicarbonate (Baking Soda) and Natural Vanilla Extract.
Does Not Contain: Gluten, Dairy Products, Wheat, Soy, Cholesterol or Trans Fats.