• In 1993, NASA researchers recommended Quinoa as part of a potential space-colony diet

  • Quinoa has the perfect balance of all amino acids essential for human nutrition.

  • In 2013, Quinoa was selected by the United Nations (FAO) as one of the crops that will play a critical role in ensuring food security around the world in the 21st century.

  • Quinoa is an annual herb (Chenopodium quinoa will).
  • Native to the Andean highlands.
  • Belongs to the Amaranth family, a goose footed plant.
  • Grain like Crop
  • Quinoa has been used for over five thousand years.
  • The Inca empire discovered Quinoa and considered the grain as “Chisiya mama” or mother grain.
  • At their summit, the Inca empire cultivated Quinoa from the borders of actual northern Chile, to what is now the south of Colombia.
  1. Quinoa is one of the most nutritionally complete foods
  2. Quinoa is Gluten Free
  3. Contains large amounts of Antioxidants
  4. It contains potent bioactive substances: Quercetin and Kaempferol
  5. It is has a high content of fiber, higher than most grains
  6. It has a low glycemic Index
  7. It is high in minerals, especially magnesium
  • White
  • Red
  • Black

Our passion for Quinoa started more than 25 years ago, INAGROFA was established as one of the first businesses in the country with a focus to develop the growth and consumption of Quinoa at a generalized level.

Through our history in Ecuador, we have established a leadership in the field, and we are regularly consulted by local and regional authorities about the best-practices and developmental plans for the crop. We are widely recognized as front runners in production, processing, distribution and exporting Quinoa.

We have partnerships with over 350 local growers and communities that have been supported by INAGROFA for years, and together we bring the highest quality product to local and foreign markets. We invest in leading technology, and have just moved into a brand new production facility that enables the company to qualify for any world customer, it also provides easy access to our crops and fields, as well as major transportation hubs.

INAGROFA sources globally recognized clients in 3 continents and has a perfect track-record for product reliability, traceability, quality and adherence to the global food industry's most strict guidelines, certifications and practices.


  • White (Golden) Quinoa
  • Red Quinoa
  • Bi-color Quinoa
  • Quinoa and Rice Mix
  • Extruded Quinoa
  • isolated Quinoa Protein
    (in development)

Packaging Options


20' FLC (Full Container Loads), up to 21,5 mt. per container packed In 11,34 kgs. (25lbs.), 22,67 kgrs. (50 lbs.) pp bags with Internal linig for humidity protection


From 200gr. up to 500gr. cartonettes (suggested 12 cartonettes per display) In a display box (cartonettes have a pop bag inside)


Sugested(2) 2,27 kgs.(5 lbs.) ziplock bags in carton box for food service.


Ecuadorean Quinoa

Valley Ecotype.
Tunkahuan variety (Piartal).

  • Sweet
  • Low saponin
  • Medium size grain
  • White, and golden colors depending on the geographical zone where it was cultivated.
  • Strong, earthy flavor.
  • Thickens when cooked.
  • Good Variety for standardized industry use.

Crop management

Good agricultural practices:

  • Social and environmental code.
    Use of environmentally friendly inputs
    Social responsibility towards farmers and consumers.
    Fair trade (Chain value).
    Healthy crop management.

Why is dry peeling advantageous over other processes (Washing)?

  • Keeps organoleptic characteristics intact
  • Keeps nutritional qualities intact
  • Environmentally friendly
    No use of water (non renewable source)
    Dry recovery of saponin
  • More efficient process.

Private Label Opportunities

  • Different presentations for different costumers
  • Local or international market
    • Company brand
    • Private label

P.O.BOX 1711-6650