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Summer Fancy Food Show
Manufacturers use quinoa for added nutrition, texture, color and function
By Elizabeth Crawford
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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.