Sevenhills Wholefoods source this product from Bolivia and the Royal variety is considered to be the highest quality of Quinoa in the world. The botanical name of our Quinoa is Chenopodium quinoa. Bolivia has harsh weather conditions and intense seasonality, making this crop incredibly durable.  The result, a truly larger, rounder seed, that tastes nuttier and fluffier (once cooked) than any other quinoa variety.