Buckwheat, in spite of it's name containing the word 'wheat' is naturally gluten free and is a powerhouse of nutritional benefits.
It is naturally high in fibre, protein, vitamin B group, amino acids, antioxidants and vitamin D. It is also rich in potassium, phosphorus, iron and calcium.
The protein in buckwheat is said to be one of the best sources of protein available from plants and it contains all of the essential amino acids.
Buckwheat is actually a fruit seed related to rhubarb and sorrel, and can be served as an alternative to rice or made into porridge. It is an excellent substitute for wheat flour in cooking, in pancakes, muffins, cookies and bread, and it has been used in Asian noodles for centuries.
Buckwheat originates in the Tibetan plateau or nearby mountains of Yunnan, southwest China, and is regarded as a very high quality product.
This product has been independently tested and certified gluten free.
Origin: China / Processed: Australia
Typical analysis 100g
Fat total 3.4g
- Saturated 0.7g
- Dietry fibre 6.0g
- Sugars 0.0g