Where Can I Buy Quinoa In South Africa

What is a Quinoa?

Quinoa is a flowering plant in the amaranth family. It is an herbaceous annual plant grown as a crop primarily for its edible seeds; the seeds are rich in protein, dietary fiber, B vitamins and dietary minerals in amounts greater than in many grains.

Where Can I Buy Quinoa In South Africa?

Komati Foods

Address: 74 Lower Main Rd, Observatory, Cape Town, 7925, South Africa

Hours: Open ⋅ Closes 5:30 pm

Phone: +27 21 448 2130

Woolworths The Sanctuary

Address: R44, The Sanctuary Corner De Beers Ave and, Broadway Blvd, Somerset West, 7581, South Africa

Hours: Open ⋅ Closes 7 pm

Phone: +27 21 840 4400

Organic Ingredients South Africa (Pty) Ltd

Address: Unit No. 2, 15 Colman Way, Firgrove Industrial Estate, Cape Town, 7130, South Africa

Hours: Closes soon ⋅ 4:30 pm ⋅ Opens 8 am Thu

Phone: +27 21 823 6472

Is quinoa available in South Africa?

Quinoa flour (slightly coarse, almost resembling maize meal) has a higher plant fat content than wheat and, when used in baked products, results in a moister end product. 

Quinoa is sold most commonly as a whole grain product, and most commonly as an ivory-white type in South Africa.

What vegetable is quinoa?

Is Quinoa a Grain? - Bob's Red Mill

While quinoa is often prepared like a cereal grain and is considered by many to be in the grain food group, it’s actually a member of the spinach, chard, and beet family.

Quinoa is the seed of the Chenopodium plant, a green leafy plant that sprouts numerous flowers.