• Also known as “Baby Quinoa”, Canihua is similar to quinoa in the fact it is high in protein, fiber, iron and calcium

  • A key difference from Quinoa is that Canihua contains none of the bitter saponins

  • Canihua has a nutty, slightly sweet flavor and is commonly ground into flour and added to soups, baked goods and drinks


Canihua is one of the lesser known Andean Grains , though is similar in many ways to quinoa, only smaller.