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May 21, 2019

Five future ‘super foods’ that are good for you and the planet

BBC names Fonio one of the top ‘super foods’ that are good for both you and the planet!

Fonio’s grains are as tiny as sand – and the inedible husk needs to be removed before it’s eaten. Most of this is carried out by hand, but a new mill in Senegal could see the gluten-free grain exported all around the world when it is finished next year.

Rich in iron, zinc and magnesium, Fonio can be used in place of couscous or rice or even used to make beer.

To read more on Fonio, check out the article!