“Could we possibly grow the native ancient crop quinoa in New Zealand?”

With this question Jacqui and her husband Dan started their interest in growing quinoa in New Zealand. During time they discovered: it does! The couple founded Kiwi Quinoa in 2016.They became partner of The Quinoa Company which means they cultivate our LoQal™ quinoa varieties.

They shared their story: “The advantage that Jacqui sees is they are one of the first in New Zealand to grow quinoa commercially, which validates her theory that the market place wanted a New Zealand grown product. Consumers are increasingly demanding transparency around how their food is produced and in particular millennial consumers, there is a connection and trust associated with the growing practices, values, and the story of a family farm.”

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