The quinoa seed is in high demand in wealthier countries such as the u. s. and japan. approximately 97% of all quinoa production comes from small farmers in bolivia and peru who farm at high elevations—8,000 feet or higher. the seed is considered highly nutritious. mostly grown and harvested in bolivia and peru, and sold to markets in other countries, the seed is now considered an important for these nations. the governments of bolivia and peru are hopeful that this product will increase the quality of life of their farmers.
Quinoa is an important export commodity for these growing nations.
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The quinoa seed is in high demand in wealthier countries such as the U.S. and Japan. Approximately 97% of all quinoa production comes from small farmers in Bolivia and Peru who farm at high elevations. The seed is considered highly nutritious and is sold to markets in other countries. The seed is now considered an important export for Bolivia and Peru.
One of the "sensational" foods that nutritionists are recommending for the many benefits it provides, is the quinoa seed. This seed is one of the healthiest foods, gluten-free, with enough protein and is the seed that has essential amino acids. It includes phosphorus, calcium, iron, potassium, vitamin E, and vitamin B, and fiber.