Global Production and Yield of Organic Quinoa

Quinoa grain is one of the favorite ancient grains and is grown worldwide,  however South America has the most demanded varieties in the world market due to its highest quality and great flavours.  Being one of the top producers, the main regions here are Bolivia, Peru, and Ecuador.

Peru: 65-67 thousand metric tons is the estimated production for the current season, the highest figure obtained to date. The area sowed is approximately ​​49 thousand hectares and exports this year are currently at 26,670 tons. Exports during 2019 season reached 50,942 MT. Organic Quinoa is scarce and prices have increased due to Covid supply complications.

Bolivias production is expected to reach 73,000 tons, however their crop has suffered a huge loss due to climatic phenomena. Exports are 33,000 tons, an 8% decrease in exports in the first quarter of 2020. This has increased from the 67,135 MT from last season.

Argentina is consolidated as the second world producer of organic food however Quinoa is done on a small scale. The main producing areas of Quinoa are Salta, Jujuy, Catamarca, Tucumán and La Rioja. Production is close to 900 tons, and is obtained by a group of 500 producers.

Europe: According to current analysis, production in this region has increased by 95.93%.  The growth has increased from 2313 MT in 2016 to 24510 MT in 2020. It is estimated to keep growing at a CAGR of 9.1% during the period of 2020-2025. 


Over the last decade, the international demand for quinoa has been increasing notably, causing an increase in its price. This demand has been driven by the revaluation of its nutritional properties and its potential beneficial effects on human health.

According to the market forecast, the value of consumption of quinoa seeds in the United States was USD 61.1318.8 thousand in 2018 and estimated to reach USD 117.117.2 thousand in 2024. The US is the largest importer of organic quinoa having 53% import followed by Canada 15% France 8%, Germany 4%, and Australia 3%.


TradeLink Sourcing

With our Boots on the Ground, Tradelink guarantees full traceability of its products from Farm to Fork, reaching worldwide quality standards. Typical analysis of the product has declared 99% purity with nil insect infestation. Our range quinoa includes:

  • White, Black, and Red Quinoa
  • Conventional or Organic Quinoa
  • Flour, flakes, and Processed Quinoa

Quality Assurance

 We are also active in taking preventive measures to avoid any type of event which may cause quality issue or delays in customer supply. To ensure the product stands up to your requirements, we don’t take anything for granted. The product is inspected and analyzed by a reputable third party laboratory to ensure the product matches or exceeds the specifications agreed to.


Packaging is typically in 25 kg multiply paper sacks labelled with product description, weight, organic certification, and certifications. We can also provide Retail/Own Brand packaging with personalized labels.

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