Dutch quinoa

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Dutch quinoa

Crop for the future

Due to global warming, it is also getting warmer in the Netherlands, which means that some crops will have a hard time. Quinoa is pre-eminently a crop that can withstand heat and even dry and saline soil. In addition, quinoa needs little irrigation because the quinoa plant, thanks to its deep root system, can reach the groundwater well. Because of this extensive root system, quinoa also improves the soil structure of the land.

Almost all (organic) quinoa is currently still imported, especially from Peru. However, there has been a great initiative for some time now in which organic quinoa is grown in our own country. The growers are committed to growing Dutch quinoa in a sustainable way with respect for Mother Nature. They grow the quinoa without pesticides and the varieties used are GMO-free. The growers also receive fair prices for the quinoa they grow.



When harvesting, the seeds are removed from the plant and the plant remains are left on the land, which gives an extra boost to the fertility of the soil. After harvesting, the seeds are cleaned and sanitized with advanced equipment. During this cleaning process, a small 'waste stream' is created that is fermented into energy. So nothing is going to expire and this project is a good example of the possibility of circular cultivation. We wholeheartedly support this project and have decided to switch completely to organic quinoa from our own soil. We hope that you will also embrace this initiative.


Item number 1006-10 Quinoa* - Dutch cultivation


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