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The return of the banana

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By Adriana Michael

Looking for the ultimate snack that meets all of your requirements? One that consumers of all ages and tastes will find delicious, nutritious, convenient, affordable and sustainable? Try …

2013: International Year of Quinoa

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By Andrew Ofstehage

The United Nations and the Food and Agriculture Organization have announced 2013 as the International Year of Quinoa, as proposed by the Plurinational State of Bolivia. The objectives …

Foods with added value a natural expansion for Bolivian entrepreneurs

By Adriana Michael

According to the 2010 Report conducted by Global Entrepreneurial Monitor, only 12% of Bolivian entrepreneurs are willing to introduce innovative practices to their businesses. With no doubt entrepreneur …

Popped quinoa with natural flavors, a favorite at Machu Picchu Foods

By Adriana Michael

Machu Picchu Foods, leading Peruvian supplier of chocolate, cacao and coffee has introduced a unique line of popped quinoa with natural flavors, attracting buyers at BioFach, Expo West …

New frontiers for quinoa

By Lesly Vera

Contrary to common believe, quinoa may grow and harvest in different conditions: from the Andean highlands at 4,000 mts. and near salt flats, in the Andean valleys and …