The ultimate quinoa challenge: small family farmers in the Bolivian highlands competing with the agro-industry world-wide. Simple facts that explain why you pay more for a better product: traditionally grown organic Royal Quinoa.
By Andean Naturals on November 10, 2015
Bolivian organic quinoa farmers attended the biggest event of organic and natural foods on the East Coast of the United States
By Andean Naturals on November 2, 2015
“These events bring together in one place the most important players in the industry of organic and natural foods in this country,” said Sergio Nuñez de Arco, founder and president of Andean Naturals. “Several are importers of Bolivian quinoa and ignore the reality of the people who produce the food they buy and distribute here.”
By Andean Naturals on September 8, 2015
Kashi provides funding for the “Light-A-Community” project to bring solar energy to the remotest parts of the quinoa farmlands.
By Andean Naturals on July 16, 2015
It is very fitting that Codex would take a closer look at the current unregulated state of the quinoa market, which currently pins smallholder traditional growers against agro-industrial upstarts in, what most consider an unfair fight to the bottom, leading smallholders back to poverty and promoting unsustainable cost-cutting.
By Andean Naturals on April 13, 2015READ MORE
By Andean Naturals on October 27, 2014
Jerry Gartner, a new member of our “Fueled by Quinoa” team, gets ready to run in one of the World’s highest cities -La Paz, Bolivia.
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By Andean Naturals on September 10, 2014
Sarah Connolly has joined us to lead our Sustainability Department and will play a key part in extending our company’s relationships with quinoa growers’ associations in southern Bolivia.
By Andean Naturals on July 5, 2014
From the Pacific coast to the Great Lakes to the Georgia mountains, we at Andean Naturals will be celebrating July 4th with hot dogs, parades and family time. We’ll probably add a few touches that reflect the various Bolivian, Mexican, German, French and British roots in our American homes. Pisco sours anybody? Have a slice […]
By Andean Naturals on June 4, 2014
In 1991, Sergio Núñez de Arco enrolled at UC Berkeley. Now the College of Natural Resources has profiled him in its Breakthroughs magazine. Read all about it here.
By Andean Naturals on June 3, 2014
Every year Shared Interest produces short films for prospective investors to show the impact of the low-interest loans it provides to those it serves. Last September, a film crew from Shared Interest traveled to southern Bolivia to document the challenges and successes of organic quinoa farmers.