Merchant Gourmet’s range of good grains are now back on shelves but sporting fresh new packaging. The vibrant designs on the pouches reflect the nature of their contents and where each ingredient comes from so celebrating food, travel and discovery as well as creativity in the kitchen. There’s Spanish-style smoky grains and rice; red and white quinoa; Puy lentils, wholewheat giant couscous, as well as a new addition – British quinoa. Often complex carbohydrates, these options are good for the diabetic diet as sides to main meals or added to stews or even salads.
Lovers of quinoa and Puy lentils may well already know the brand, which was the first to launch ready-to-eat pulses and grains, The company, which was started in 1995, scours the globe to discover exciting new ingredients and flavours, and the new designs are all about provenance. The new packs give a subtle nod to the part of the world each product is associated with. The result is a joyful range that’s all about travel and embracing food discovery.
Products like Wholewheat Giant Couscous provide a blank canvas for spicing and seasoning. Containing only water and a dash of olive oil, the Simply Cooked range offers a convenient base for creating a meal when you’re short on time. Unlocking the world’s larder, with great ingredients of uncompromising quality that hail from all over the globe, you might be inspired to explore more of Merchant Gourmet’s ingredients and flavours.
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