Asociación Nacional de Productores de Quinua
(Chenopodium quínoa) Quinoa has an exceptional balance of proteins, fats and carbohydrates (mainly starch).
Except wheat or morcajo (tranquillum)
Products based on cereals
Obtained by inflation or toasting
The Bolivian highlands, with an area sown in 2013, of 104,000 ha, 5 is the world’s leading quinoa grower. The area with the highest production is found in the departments of La Paz, Potosí and Oruro.5 The trend of Bolivian production is the sustained increase, according to the Bolivian National Institute of Statistics, went from 28 809 tons during the 2007-2008 agricultural year to 38 257 tons in the 2010-2011 agricultural year.6 For the 2011-2012 agricultural year it was 42 267 tons and in the 2012-2013 agricultural year the production reached 58 thousand tons.5 Bolivia exported 26 201 tons in 2012.7 The second producing country, With a cultivated area of 55,000 ha in which more than 41,000 tons per year are produced, it is Peru. The cultivation of quinoa is very important for farmers in this country, mainly for the more than 70,000 peasant units and small farmers in Puno. In 2012, Peruvian quinoa exports reached 9 453 tonnes.8 In Ecuador, 2000 ha are dedicated to the production of quinoa, 9 and in Colombia, more than 1000 ha, with the area of greater production south of Nariño and a production growing in Cauca.10 In the growing areas of these two countries, it is common to find quinoa planted in association with corn, beans and beans or as fences around potato plantations.
Razón Social: ASOCIACION NACIONAL DE PRODUCTORES DE QUINUA – ANAPQUI
Address: Calle Loayza Edif. Mcal. de Ayacucho P.13 Of. 1311 La Paz
Phone number: (591-2) 2201434
Fax: (591-2) 2201400
PO Box 12649