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Organic Teff Grain

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Eragrostis tef, also known as teff, Williams lovegrass or annual bunch grass, is an annual grass, a species of lovegrass native to the Horn of Africa, notably to modern-day Ethiopia. It is cultivated for its edible seeds, also known as teff. Teff was one of the earliest plants domesticated. It is one of the most important staple crops in Ethiopia and Eritrea.

Organic Teff Grain is an edible grain that comes from the annual bunch grass lovegrass (Eragrostis tef). It was one of the first grains to be domesticated and is highly important as a staple crop in Ethiopia and Eritrea. 

Teff is a small-seeded cereal grain plant. It is one of the most important staple crops in Ethiopia and Eritrea. Its grains are tiny and cook up quickly into a moist, chewy porridge. Teff can also be fermented and used to make an alcoholic beverage called tej (tej birz).

Teff grain is rich in calcium, iron and magnesium; it contains resistant starch and has a high fibre content. It also contains vitamin c and antioxidants. Teff is a good source of protein, lysine and tryptophan. Teff cooks up into a creamy consistency. It can be used as a rice replacement.