Ingredion launches Homecraft Quinoa 112 flour, a plant-based protein

December 14, 2020
Alissa Marrapodi

Ingredion Inc. added Homecraft Quinoa 112 flour to its range of plant-based proteins in the U.S. and Canada.

Ingredion Inc. (Westchester, IL) added Homecraft Quinoa 112 flour to its range of plant-based proteins in the U.S. and Canada, with other regions to follow. It is milled from a proprietary waxy variety of the golden quinoa seed, offering food manufacturers a sustainable, reliable supply for use in traditional and gluten-free formulations, including baked goods, snacks, pasta, pet food, and more.

“The launch of Homecraft Quinoa 112 flour is just one of the many steps our growth platform is taking to accelerate the availability and use of plant-based proteins globally,” said Paul Petersen, Ingredion’s vice president of plant-based proteins and global protein strategy and innovation lead,in a press release. “Food manufacturers now have another option for developing nutrient-dense products that leverage the protein, fiber and nutrition found in ancient grains.”

“Ingredion’s new quinoa flour offers food manufacturers an excellent way to differentiate their products with the nutritional benefits of ancient grains,” added Maria Tolchinsky, Ingredion’s business development manager, global plant-based proteins, in a press release.

Homecraft Quinoa 112 flour is grown, harvested, and milled in a completely vertically integrated operation in Canada.