Amaranth

Amaranth is derived from Greek word “Amaranto”, which means unfading flower. It is also called as Amaranthus. Amaranth has been cultivated as grain for 8000 years. It is also known as Pigweed.Amaranth seeds are light yellowish in color and are about the size of poppy seeds.

Amaranth has great nutritional properties as 30% higher protein compared to cereals like rice, rye and sorghum. It is rich in amino acid has highest content of Lysine and fiber compared to other cereal grains. Amaranth contains three times more fiber than wheat and five times more iron than wheat. It is gluten-free.

There are approximately 60 species of Amaranth. Some species are cultivated as leaf vegetables, cereals and ornamental plants. We offer Amaranth Seeds which is processed in our latest modern production unit with maximum purity and highest quality standards. These are added to various kinds of recipes and delicacies to uplift their taste and flavor. Our Amaranth Seeds also contain certain medicinal properties and hence widely demanded by clients based across the globe.

We supply both Conventional and Organic Certified Amaranth.

Country of Origin India
Harvest Period Winter Crop (Feb/Mar)
Color Light Yellowish
Packaging 10kg, 12.5 kg, 15kg, 25lbs, 50lbs, 25 kg in paper/poly bags
Labeling As per buyer’s instruction.
Shelf Life 1 year from production date.
GMO Status Not genetically modified.
Specification Detail specification will be provided upon request.

Uses

Amaranth is used as an ingredient primarily in multigrain bread, pasta’s, baby food, instant drinks etc., Whole Amaranth seeds are used in bread.

Amaranth can be puffed (like tiny popped corn) or ground into whole grain flour.

Benefits

Amaranth contains certain medicinal properties for which it is considered as an effective agent against cancer and heart disease. Amaranth Oil is consumed as it helps in lowering cholesterol.

Consumption of Amaranth seeds or oils is beneficial to people suffering from Hypertension and Cardiovascular disease.