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Fonio

    • SCIENTIFIC NAME: Digitaria exilis
    • PART: grain
    • FORMAT: dehusked, dehulled grain
    • SHELF LIFE: 3 years
    • TASTE: light and nutty flavour
    • NUTRIENTS: rich in iron and amino acids and a source of zinc, phosphorus and vitamins B1 (thiamine) and B3 (niacin)
    • BENEFITS: naturally gluten-free and suitable for coeliacs, low GI and supports energy release, immune function and cardiovascular health
    • THE ADUNA DIFFERENCE: Our fonio is carefully processed to retain the maximum nutritional value
    • APPLICATIONS:
      • A nutritious alternative to rice, quinoa and couscous
      • Takes on the flavour of whatever it is cooked with
      • Great in porridges, salad mixes, casseroles, baked goods
      • Can be milled into flour
      • Ideal for gluten free NPD
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Fonio is a delicious, gluten-free, nutrient-rich, low GI grain from the millet family. It has a light nutty flavour and fluffy couscous like texture. Fonio is rich in iron and amino acids and a source of zinc, phosphorus and vitamins B1 (thiamin) and B3 (niacin). It can be cooked in just 3 minutes and used as an alternative to rice, couscous, quinoa or polenta

Authorised on-pack health claims vary dependent on the geography in which the product is being sold. Key claims that fonio supports in the EU are: 

  • Rich in iron
  • Source of zinc
  • Source of vitamins B1 & B3
  • Source of phosphorus

Please contact us for further guidance and details on additional authorised claims and how they could help promote your product.

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