Kaniwa is closely related to Quinoa (sometimes called baby Quinoa), and has a similar sweet nutty flavor, but does not contain the bitter saponins found on Quinoa.
Its uses in the industry are similar to that of Quinoa, and once cooked, Kaniwa has a delightful crunch, which makes it a unique alternative to fluffy Quinoa.
Kaniwa is an an indigenous pseudocereal food grown high in the Andes mountain range and has a high level of protein as well as a good balance of amino acids.
Kaniwa products available:
- Conventional and organic
Certifications & Documentation
NPOP & USDA-NOP Organic Certification
ISO 9001:2008 Certification
Kosher / Halal Certified
Certificate of Origin
Third party quality control certificate / inspection report
Shipping documents (Commercial Invoice, Bills of lading, Packing list)
Tariff Codes, Duties and Import Info
Import information for Kaniwa
Commodity Code: 1008900000 (source)
|08||Buckwheat, millet and canary seed; other cereals|
Import Duties for Kaniwa
Duties vary based on country of origin and importing country.
Customs in your country makes the final determination of what the correct rate of duty is for all products imported and you should consult a customs broker or professional to determine the up to date and applicable duties for this product in your country.
Packaging & Shipping
Kaniwa Shipping Instructions
Risks: Kaniwa has a high risk of damage from humidity during shipping.
Packaging: The recommended packaging is multiwall paper bags, 25kg/50lbs.
Labelling: TradeLink can provide this product with personalized labels.
Shipping: 20ft sea freight dry container, lined with kraft paper or corrugated cardboard and use moisture control packs to absorb condensation during transit.
Quantity per container: 20 metric tonnes (not palletised).
Sample Product Specifications
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Type: Kaniwa (Cheponodium pallidicaule)
Taste: Typical of product: full flavor, no off taste
Certification Details and Lot Number
Minerals or vegetable matter 0.25%
Insect infestation, part of insects Nil
TVC 500000cfu/g max
Total coliforms 2000 cfu/g max
E.coli ≤10 cfu/g
Salmonella spp. Absent in 25g
Yeasts & Moulds 5000 cfu/g max
Energy 350,69 Kcal
Fat, total 7g/100g
Carbohydrate total 68.94g/100g
Dietary Fibre 8.42/100g
Metal Detection: 1.0mm Ferrous, 1.0mm Non Ferrous & 1.5mm Stainless Steel
Shelf Life: 24 months from date of delivery, stored in air cooled, brick built warehouse with appropriate vermin controls in place.
Quality: This product shall be free from live infestation, and evidence of infestation by rodents or birds. It shall not contain pathogens at levels injurious to human health, and will comply with the requirements of the Food Safety Act 1990, and all pertinent regulations made thereunder.
Nutritional Profile for Kaniwa
The nutritional values provided here are correct to our best knowledge although there is a lack of any reliable studies on the true nutritional values in Kaniwa. We have created this label using different sources and the information here must not be used for labelling or making any claims on your product.