The spring red quinoa season was launched in taitung city from february to march 2018, especially in taitung forest park district 1, to let the public know what red quinoa is. In early february, the red quinoa in the park grew lush, taller than the height of young children, most of them were still green, and some of the plants turned orange, yellow or red to varying degrees from stems, leaves to ears. , is quite eye-catching among the immature green red quinoa, which is also as pleasing as landscape plants.
The color of red quinoa grains comes ghost mannequin effect from the shell, but because the shell contains saponin, it is generally necessary to remove the shell when eating, and the grain size after removing the colored shell is about 1.1mm ~ 1.8mm, so red quinoa itself is not a staple food. Instead, it is added to other cereals for consumption or made into processed foods, such as noodles, biscuits, bread, cakes, and even chemical products such as makeup and skin care products. It has a wide range of applications, and major companies are actively ordering red quinoa with the place of origin. Added to the product.
From 2016 to 2017, red quinoa in taiwan was the peak of its popularity. Red quinoa is rich in protein, minerals, dietary fiber, trace elements, etc. It has nutritional value and health effects and is regarded as a healthy food. It is widely used in e-commerce platforms, magazine articles, internet according to the media and other publicity, the market has sufficient reasons to accept and consume red quinoa, and producers also have the motivation to increase production. According to the central news agency, the planted area of red quinoa was 40 hectares in 2015 and increased to 200 hectares in 2018. The drastic changes in land use and production have resulted in overproduction of red quinoa, which has also caused the red quinoa production area to face an economic crisis. The red quinoa production area has become the object of rescue by all parties. However, how did red quinoa appear?