Posts tagged "Quinoa"

Kiwi’s quinoa dream now a reality

[12 June/Farmers Weekly] Dan and Jacqui Cottrell have been growing super food quinoa on their family farm in Taihape after discovering it on an overseas trip to Peru. 80 Percent of the world’s global supply of quinoa comes from Peru. The process has not been an easy one and has involved deciding which variety of...

Taranaki farmers reap benefit of keen appetite for quinoa

[8 October/Radio NZ] Kate and Hamish Dunlop had the idea to start growing quinoa five years ago. They now grow the food on part of their sheep and beef farm in Taranaki. They planted their first crop three years ago, and have found it relatively easy with good yields. Mr Dunlop said it was not...