TWENTY years ago, NASA declared that quinoa was the perfect meal for astronauts on long-term missions because of the grain’s high amino acid and mineral content.  To the rest of us, the superfood remained...

Freedom Foods has launched a new line of quinoa chips under its Crafted Blends range. The chips are gluten-free and available in three flavours – Salt & Apple Cider Vinegar, Sea Salt & Rosemary...

There could soon be much more quinoa thanks to an Australian-led scientific breakthrough. Quinoa, which has been increasing in popularity over the past few years, is hard to process because of a bitter...

BFree are now selling quinoa and chia seed wraps in Woolworths supermarkets. BFree is an Irish health food company currently expanding its Australian product range. It recently introduced sweet potato...

A media release we received this week states that “only 50 per cent” of Australians have tried quinoa. Although 50 per cent might seem like a small figure at first, is it really that small when considering...

The growing of quinoa crops continues to expand in the most northern area of Western Australia, with a record number of farmers growing the crop as part of Western Australia’s Ord Irrigation Scheme. According...

Uncle Tobys Oats is now selling an ‘ancient grains’ oats option in Australian supermarkets. Ancient Grains is a blend of oats, rye, quinoa and puffed millet creating a nutty taste. The product has...

I am officially over superfoods.  I have been for quite a while now.  They are over-promoted, over-priced and over-done.  Take quinoa for example.  Sure, it’s a nutritious grain.  Actually it...

Gluten-free food producer Orgran has added two new options to its breakfast cereal range, Quinoa Puffs and Quinoa Flakes.   Quinoa Puffs are described as kid-friendly and score a 4.5 star rating on...

Image by Maurice Chédel via Wikicommons A three year national trial of the health food quinoa has commenced across five Australian states. The grain has gained popularity over the past decade, prompting...