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Organic Tokyo Buckwheat

Organic Tokyo Buckwheat

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organic blue lake bean seedOrganic Tokyo Buckwheat (120 days)

  1 gram of seed or about 30 seeds.

Tokyo is an older variety of buckwheat. Tokyo has med-large seeds and that mature in mid season.  Commonly used in Japan for many years, Tokyo is still very popular in Soba flour. 

Tokyo buckwheat is one of the best sources of high-quality, easily digestible proteins in the plant kingdom. Its 74% protein absorption rate makes Tokyo an excellent meat substitute. Buckwheat is also very high in carbohydrates (80%) and in antioxidants as well as in numerous minerals and vitamins such as zinc, copper, and niacin.
 

  Cultivar mean±SD
Assay Mancan Manor Tokyo
Moisture (%) 16.2±0.9 10.1±0.2 10.9±0.1
Proteinz (%) 14.2±0.6 14.6±0.3 11.9±0.4
Crude Fiber (%) 1.57±0.30 1.21±0.03 1.57±0.10
Ash (%) 1.85±0.01 1.66±0.01 1.39±0.01
Lipidsy (%) 2.6±0.3 2.2 ±0.3 2.1±0.2
Carbohydratesx (%) 79.8±1.6 80.3±0.8 83.0±1.1
K (%) 0.44±0.01 0.42±0.01 0.41±0.01
P (%) 0.36±0.02 0.35±0.01 0.26±0.02
Mg (%) 0.21±0.01 0.20±0.01 0.20±0.01
Ca (ppm) 180.5±7.4 180.5±10.6 220.5±6.5
Fe (ppm) 24.8±1.8 21.4±0.3 21.2±0.9
Zn (ppm) 23.4±0.4 22.0±1.6 22.8±1.1
Mn (ppm) 10.2±0.2 10.0±0.5 10.2±0.4
Cu (ppm) 4.6±0.3 3.7±0.1 4.3±0.2

zN x 6.25.
ySoxhlet, petroleum ether for 8 h.
xBy difference.   
This chart if from Purdue University by G. Mazza

 

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