Ancient Grains

Beyond quinoa: five European grains to add to a healthy diet

The Guardian has recently published an article on trendy and healthy grains that can also be more sustainable for European consumers. Although exotic foods like quinoa or chia have been at the top of the charts, some regionally-produced grains shouldn’t be forgotten, for example barley, oats, spelt, buckwheat, and rapeseed.

While that box of quinoa may look tempting, for those based in Europe there are plenty of grains and seeds grown closer to home.

To view the entire article, click here.

Ancient grains with far-off origins are also currently produced in Europe, avoiding higher food miles and avoiding spikes in prices in developing countries. Amongst them is the Ethiopian non-gluten grain, teff. Click here to find out more on how to buy organic teff grown in Spain.

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Ancient Grains

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