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Manufacturers use quinoa for added nutrition, texture, color and function

By Elizabeth Crawford

05-Jul-2016
Last updated on 06-Jul-2016 at 18:47 GMT2016-07-06T18:47:15Z

Manufacturers have long-embraced quinoa for its many nutritional benefits, but at the Summer Fancy Food Show in New York City in late June it became apparent that increasingly they also are incorporating the ingredient into their products for other reasons, including its texture, color and binding properties. As a result, the ingredient is breaking free of its salad and side-dish silo to become a star across categories. 

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