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At Kellogg’s, grains are at the heart of our breakfast foods. So, we believe in seeking the very best grains—which often includes a wide spectrum of flavors, textures, colors and nutrition. Amaranth is just one of the many grains we cook with that helps us to create a variety of delicious and nourishing foods:

Fast Facts - Learn about the grain Amaranth

AKA: The Gold of the Aztecs

Heritage: Aramanth comes from Mexico, where it was domesticated 6,000 years ago.

Nutrition: Aramanth’s gluten-free protein quality is considered to be among the highest of all grains. It also has more than three times the average amount of calcium, is high in iron, magnesium, phosphorous, potassium, and is the only grain to contain Vitamin C.

Flavor: It is slightly crunchy and has a peppery taste.

Try Amaranth in: Kashi Amaranth Polenta Plantain Bowl