Bulk Amaranth Flakes
Peru, Bolivia, Argentina and China.
Porridge and hot cereals
Production & Sourcing
First, the high-quality amaranth seeds are thoroughly cleaned to remove any impurities. They are then toasted at a controlled temperature to bring out their nutty flavor and reduce moisture content. The toasted seeds are then passed through specialized rolling equipment that flattens them into thin flakes. These flakes are then carefully dried to remove any remaining moisture.
- Breakfast Products
- Bars and Cereals
- Granola Bars
- Porridge and Hot Cereals
- Baked Goods
- Yoghurt and Smoothie Toppings
- Dairy and Non-Dairy
- Beverages – Wet
- Baby Food
- Private Label
- Essential Minerals
- Plant-Based Protein
- Vitamin E Boost
- Dietary Fiber Enrichment
Amaranth flakes have a mild, nutty flavor with a slightly earthy undertone. They are subtly sweet, adding a pleasant taste to dishes.
Amaranth flakes have a delicate, flaky texture. They are lightweight and can become slightly crunchy when cooked, adding a unique textural element to dishes.
Amaranth flakes are typically pale cream or light tan in color, similar to other flaked grains. They maintain this color after cooking.
Amaranth flakes are a nutritionally dense food. They are a rich source of protein, dietary fiber, and essential minerals such as calcium, iron, magnesium, and phosphorus. They also contain vitamins, including B-complex vitamins like folate and niacin. Being gluten-free, they are suitable for individuals with gluten sensitivities.
Amaranth flakes are versatile and can be used in both sweet and savory dishes. They can be cooked and used as a base for porridge, incorporated into baked goods, or used as a crunchy topping for salads, cereals, and yogurt.
Amaranth flakes have a subtle, nutty aroma that becomes more pronounced when they are cooked or toasted.
Their mild, nutty flavor and delicate texture provide a well-balanced addition to a wide range of dishes, complementing other ingredients without overpowering them.
Amaranth flakes can offer a textural contrast in recipes, especially when combined with softer or creamier components.
Amaranth has been a staple in the diets of various cultures, particularly in Central and South America, where it has been cultivated for centuries. Amaranth flakes are a modern adaptation of this traditional ingredient, making it more convenient for contemporary cooking.
Amaranth flakes are naturally gluten-free, making them an excellent choice for individuals with gluten sensitivities or celiac disease. They do not contain common allergens like nuts or soy. However, as with any food, there is a potential for allergic reactions in rare cases. It’s recommended to exercise caution if you have known allergies to seeds or grains, although amaranth allergies are not common.
Uses in manufacturing
Amaranth flakes can be used as a primary ingredient or blended with other grains to create nutritious and flavorful breakfast cereals. They can be mixed with dried fruits, nuts, and sweeteners to offer a balanced and crunchy start to the day.
Amaranth flakes are a popular inclusion in granola and muesli formulations. They provide a unique texture and contribute to the overall crunchiness of these products.
Amaranth flakes can be cooked with water or milk to create a creamy and nutritious porridge. They can be flavored with various ingredients like sweeteners, spices, and fruits to cater to different tastes.
Amaranth flakes can be incorporated into baked goods like bread, muffins, cookies, and bars to add both texture and nutrition. They can be used as an inclusion or topping to enhance the overall sensory experience.
Amaranth flakes, when cooked, release starches that can be used as a natural thickening agent in soups, stews, sauces, and gravies. This property makes them valuable in achieving desired consistencies in a wide range of dishes.
Amaranth flakes are a popular ingredient in the production of energy bars, nutrition bars, and granola bars. They provide structure, texture, and nutrition to these convenient and health-conscious snack products.
They can be used as a topping or inclusion in yogurt, ice cream, and other dairy-based products to provide a crunchy contrast to the creamy texture.
Amaranth flakes can be milled and used as an ingredient in beverages, smoothies, or as an addition to specialized health drinks to boost their nutritional content.
Due to their small size and nutritional density, amaranth flakes can be included in the production of baby food products, providing essential nutrients for infant development.
Amaranth flakes are a valuable ingredient in gluten-free products, offering a nutritious and crunchy element without the need for wheat-based ingredients.
Main producing countries and Harvest time
Amaranth grains are widely produced in countries like Peru, Bolivia, Argentina and China. In Peru, the harvest season of amaranth grains occur from March to July.
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