Tuesday, July 9, 2013

Is Fair Trade Quinoa A Real Thing, Or Has The Superfood's Popularity Hurt Those Who Grow It?

www.huffingtonpost.com - July 9th, 2013

The appetite of countries such as ours for this grain has pushed up prices to such an extent that poorer people in Peru and Bolivia, for whom it was once a nourishing staple food, can no longer afford to eat it. Imported junk food is cheaper. In Lima, quinoa now costs more than chicken.

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