Fonio, Ancient African Grain
A rare ancient grain, prized for its flavor, easy digestibilty, gluten freedom and tolerance by diabetics, Fonio (Digitaria exilis, Digitaria ibura) is in the millet family, and is grown on poor soils already tired from the other crop cycles of years passed.
Fonio has a low glycæmic index and is rich in amino acids, especially methionine and cystine, among many nutritional properties superior to most other grains.
- Rich in protein
- Rich in fiber
- Rich in essential amino acids