Red Seda Bean in Central America is an essential food prepared in different ways, in generally accompanied with rice it creates the popular “Gallo Pinto” in Nicaragua and Costa Rica or “Casado” in El Salvador. In the United States, is very popular for Central American and Caribbean cuisine. It is high in starch, protein and dietary fiber. It is also an excellent source of iron, potassium, selenium, molybdenum, thiamine, vitamin B6, and folic acid. We have this grain available for export during all months of the year, packaged in 45 kg bags or jumbo bags containing 1,000 kg.
The Jicaro (morro) seeds are used to prepare a beverage called Horchata. This beverage is very popular among the Central American and Mexican people in the US. Is served in many Mexican and Salvadorian restaurants, is also sometimes available in US grocery and convenience stores, especially in latino neighborhoods. Nicaraguan establishments refer to the drink known as “semilla de jicaro”. The drink is made with cold milk and sugar and is very popular. We offer this product packaged in 23 kg and 46kg sacks and is available year round.
Chia seed may be eaten raw as a dietary fiber and omega-3 supplement. Grinding Chia seeds produces a meal called pinole, which can be made into porridge or cakes. Chia seeds soaked in water or fruit juice is also often consumed and is known in Mexico as Chia fresca. The soaked seeds are gelatinous in texture and are used in gruels, porridges and puddings. Ground Chia seed is used in baked goods including breads, cakes and biscuits. We export the Chia seed packaged in 23 kg and 46 kg sacks and is available year round.