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Amaranth Grain Organic, 500g


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Amaranth Grain Organic, 500g

Rapunzel Organic Amaranth from India.

Organic Amaranth is high in protein and mineral content. Use as an alternative to rice, quinoa, cous-cous or pasta. Can also be used in puddings. Cooks in a similar way to rice or quinoa. Serve with curries or mixed into salads.

Amaranth is typically used as an alternative to rice, and served in a similar manner. It's considered a "superfood" because of its high protein and mineral content, though we mainly like it because it's tasty! It's a very versatile grain and can even be used in puddings.

Directions
Cook in a similar way to how you would cook rice. Use one cup of amaranth per person. Place the amaranth in a saucepan and cover with boiling water (around 2cm above the level of the grain). Cover the saucepan with a lid, bring to the boil then reduce the heat and allow to simmer for 10 minutes or until the mixture is moist but the water has stopped bubbling. Then turn the heat completely down and allow to steam for a further 5-10 minutes.

Health Benefits of Organic Amaranth
Amaranth means “immortal” or “everlasting” in Greek because it contains more than three times the average amount of calcium and is also high in iron, magnesium, phosphorus, potassium and it is the only grain which contains Vitamin C. Amaranth also has far more lysine, an essential amino acid, which the body does not manufacture, compared to other grains. Lysine is needed to metabolise fatty acids, absorb calcium, and is essential for strong, thick hair.

Amaranth also reduces one’s risk of osteoporosis, because it has twice the amount of calcium as cow's milk. It is also full of antioxidants, vitamin C, E, iron, magnesium, phosphorus and potassium, which are necessary for overall health.

Ingredients

Amaranth *
* = Ingredients from organic farming

Origin:
India

Allergy Information
not included: eggs, peanut, fish, gluten, crustacean, lupine, milk, nuts, celery, mustard, sesame, soy, mollusc, cashew nut, spelled, vegetables / legumes, barley, glutamate, oats, hazelnut, yeast, chicken, cocoa , Kamut, coriander, cow's milk protein, lactose, macadamia nut, corn, almonds, milk protein, Brazil nut, pecan nut, pistachio nut, Queensland nut, beef, rye, pork, walnut, wheat, cinnamon

no: sulfur dioxide and sulfites> 10mg / kg
100g Kapsel enthält
Energy value 1561 kJ / 370 kcal
Total Fat 7 g
- Saturated Fat 1.6 g
Carbohydrates 58.7 g
- of which sugar 2 g
Fibre 7.4 g
Protein 14.40 g
Salt 0.053 g
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Top Quality From Organic Cultivation At Rapunzel the quality of products is our number one priority. The Rapunzel Quality Assurance therefore belongs to the key departments within the company. Our experienced quality assurance team examines the products with intensive physical checks. Additionally, the products are analytically examined by renowned external laboratories and are tested by external authorized experts. Complete traceability and transparency are essential for Rapunzel. Therefore, we document and check every single process along the supply chain. In addition to the organic certification pursuant to EU Organic Ordinance No. 834/2007 Rapunzel also holds an IFS certificate since 2007. The International Food Standard (IFS) that is recognized by the Global Food Safety Initiative (GFSI) is used for the assessment of food producers. IFS ensures food safety and the quality of processes and products. During the annual IFS audit an extensive catalogue of specifications is checked by external inspectors. A wellfunctioning HACCP system is one of the basic requirements. To this end, risk analyses are performed in order to prevent any health hazards for the consumer. Also required for the IFS certification are specifications for supplier selection and evaluation. Outsourced processes are assessed with respect to their compliance with relevant quality and safety requirements.

GMO Statement

Organic products are produced without genetic engineering. The use of genetically modified organisms or their derivatives is prohibited in organic farming and processing and contradicts the self-understanding of the organic industry.