TradeLink International is a global supplier of specialist organic and conventional ingredients such as Kaniwa, Tapioca, gluten free flours, Chia, Quinoa, Teff and frozen fruit & vegetables.

At the core of TradeLink is over 30 years food handling experience including growing, processing, distribution, storage, importing and exporting. These experiences have entwined, forming the fibre of who we are today, positioning us as a solution driven team.  We’ve done it for ourselves, we can do it for you.

Organic Seeds & Grains

Quality USDA and CERES certified products.

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Gluten Free

Leaders in Certified Gluten Free Ingredients

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Specialists in a wide range of Quinoa Products from South America.

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Recent Blog Posts

Launching! Sweet Potato Powder
Launching! Sweet Potato PowderDehydrated Sweet Potato is prepared from freshly harvested mature sweet potatoes
Dehydrated Sweet Potato is prepared from freshly harvested mature sweet potatoes which have been washed, trimmed, blanched, dried, milled, and finish processed. It is high in fiber and contains a higher level of carbohydrates...
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News and quick updates

High Protein Chia Flour

Vegetable protein is one of the fastest growing ingredients in the food industry.   Global demand for protein is expected to triple in the next decade.   Already pea/bean/pulse proteins are entering a phase were demand is exceeding supply. Chia protein is a high profile product which can give considerable market exposure and not only add protein to […]

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Organic Tapioca Starch

Tapioca is a starch extracted from Manioc (Manihot esculenta). This species is native to Northern Brazil but spread throughout the South American continent. The plant was carried by Portuguese and Spanish explorers to most of the West Indies, and continents of Africa and Asia, including the Philippines and Taiwan; it is cultivated worldwide. In Brazil, […]

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Natural Products Expo West

The 37th annual Natural Products Expo West & Engredea, the world’s largest natural, organic and healthy products event, experienced another record-setting year playing host to more than 80,000 attendees including industry pioneers and a new generation of innovators shaping the future of healthy products. The show, produced by New Hope Network, was held March 9th-13th […]

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Expoagro 2017, San Nicolas

The subject of Expoagro was the ‘Big Bang’ of the Argentine farming.   A decade of government policies which were unfriendly to farmers and a policy of high taxation on exports has ended.   This opens remarkable opportunities for farmers.     An optimistic buzz was over the whole expo, however caution was still noted.    Argentina has midterm elections […]

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Biofach 2017 – Nuremburg, Germany!

Nuremburg!  What an incredible place.  In February 2017 the Biofach & Vivaness exhibition was held in the German city of Nuremburg.  Although not as large as the Expo West event held in March this year, this is still an exhibition of gigantic scale.   2785 exhibitors (Expo West had 3100) from over 80 countries with a […]

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We’ve moved to a larger space!

We started 2017 on a positive note with a move to a new and larger office space. Our new address and phone number are: Amaneceres Office Complex Av. Mariano Castex 3489, Office 312 Canning, Ezeiza, Buenos Aires, Argentina Tel: +54 11 5235-7858 Most of our staff have Skype and WhatsApp, so whether it be via […]

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Chia projections for 2017

The consensus is that the chia market will continue to grow steadily through 2017 in terms of volume, with slightly more demand than supply.  Prices, especially the European standard product, saw sharp increases in 2016, and we expect the price to climb slightly in 2017, although no one foresees any abrupt increases. The peak for […]

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Argentine Chickpea Update

It has been a bad year for chickpeas in many regions around the world but fortunately for Argentina the crop has been very good, and there is much pressure on the supply from this country due to shortages in other regions. Harvesting has already started and continues through this month. For organic production, once the […]

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November 2016 Monthly Food Update email

If you didn’t receive our update by email, click here to read this months newsletter, including photos of a Chia factory tour in Argentina, an update on South American organic Blueberries, a quote from the inspirational Winston Churchill, plus more.

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A tour through a Chia processing plant

A tour through a Chia processing plant After visiting yet another Chia processing plant here in Argentina, we realized not everyone would be familiar with the process of cleaning and packing Chia.

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QA & Shipping Chia from Argentina

Setting the standard for shipping Chia TradeLink International is active in preventative measures to avoid any type of event which may cause quality issues or a delay in the customers supply chain. Measures in place before a shipment include fluid communications with growers in their own language (usually Spanish) to ensure our requirements are fully […]

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How much Omega-3 do Chia seeds have?

How much Omega-3 do Chia seeds have? Chia seeds have nearly 18g of Omega-3 fatty acids per 100g, of the α-linolenic acid (ALA) type. Different Types of Omega-3 There are three types of Omega-3 fatty acids: α-linolenic acid (ALA) The ALA omega-3 fatty acid is found in seeds, such as Chia seeds, as well as […]

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