The real 'Mother Grain' of the Peruvian Andes, organic white quinoa is naturally grown on small family plots at over 12,000 feet in the Andes Mountains. These grains were the staple food of Inca Empire and it is known that quinoa initiated cultivation as far as more than 5,000 years ago in our Andean Mountains. Since the product is organic, this type of quinoa is harvested in 100% certified organic soils which are classified and selected according to producers with assessment of BIOLATINA, a company in charge of giving certifications. Approx. 1.5mm grain diameter.