super food

Ag giants Australia and United States eye quinoa

Two of the world's leading grain exporters "are racing to become mass producers" of gluten-free quinoa, native to South America and the world's newest super food, says Reuters.

Peruvian root vegetable, suddenly popular, stars in gold rush

"A pungent, turnip-like vegetable called maca, heralded as a cancer-fighting superfood and sold on the shelves of supermarkets like Whole Foods," is grown in the Andes in Peru and is the new global rock star of the food world, says the New York Times.