The amaranth (Amaranth) is the dried, ripe seed of the species L. Amaranthuscaudatus have spherical shape and a creamy yellow color. There are more than 1200 varieties of plants Amaranth in Peru. Our Amaranth is the variety "Centennial" and its main feature is whiter than the other color.
Amaranth belongs to the botanical branch that includes spinach and beets. However Amaranth is high in starch, like many cereals, and has an outstanding nutritional profile due to its content of protein and amino acids.