CSort is the leading company among color
sorter manufacturers in Russia
CSort is the leading company among color
sorter manufacturers in Russia

Amaranth

Amaranthus is a perennial plant with powerful, bushy, sappy stems up to 150 sm long. It grows in all soil types and in saline soils as well. It tolerates droughts and low temperatures.
15 species of amaranthus are spread over the territory of Russia, mostly common of them, Amaránthus retrofléxus or redroot pigweed which is known as harmful weed on the one hand, and one of the best fodder crops, on the other hand. Now amaranth is used as grain, vegetable, fodder and ornamental plant.

Flour and grits made of amaranth seeds are used as valuable food additives in dietary products’ production: cereals, bread, pasta, confectionery, baby food. When you add it to the flour, baked bread and buns acquire medicinal properties and do not stale for a long time.
The young leaves of amaranth are consumed in a fresh, dried or canned form. It is used in salads, soups, meat and fish dishes, sauces, casseroles, as a filling for cakes. Amaranth can be used for brewed teas and added to the fruit drinks. Out of it one may get healing juice for further syrup concoction.

Amaranth is valuable as a fodder crop — many crop species are suitable for grain, grazing, green feed and silage.

The seeds are a source of the oil rich in its properties which is more valuable than the sea buckthorn oil.
Amaranth is valuable as a fodder crop — many crop species are suitable for grain, grazing, green feed and silage.

Weeds, most often occurring in the amaranth, are: amaranth forage, wild amaranth, and wild mustard, catchweed and quinoa.