Quinoa pronounced 'keen-wah' is an ancient grain and is linked to the Inca civilization. It is called the 'mother of all grains', and is now recognised as a 'super grain', due to its impressive nutritional profile. Quinoa is a balanced-amino acid, and is a good source of protein. Ceres Organics White Quinoa is organically grown, gluten-free, wheat-free, easy to digest and is one of the least existing allergenic foods. A resourceful product, Quinoa can be an alternative for almost any grain and in any recipe. It has a mild, nutty, savoury flavour all its own. With it's great versatility, it works well in soups, salads, baking and desserts!