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For the oil seeds (Styrian pumpkin seeds) Zima is growing, the flesh we find to be rather testless, they are not good as local grown pumpkins. This is because 96% of them are water. But if you treat it more as a vegetable soup or stew vege, it still has its use in the kitchen, grated it could be used in a place of courgette or marrow in some recipes. We will often use it as pig or chicken food over the slower grass growth months, just harvesting the seeds as we need them. For the local pumpkin seeds, the flesh is dried and cooked as vegetable or grinded to provide pumpkin flour that used in porridge, soup or baking.
Eat as your preference, however 30 grams daily are recommended
Pumpkin seed oil is rich in heart healthy fats and anti-oxidants. Different studies have shown that it can boost skin and hair health, improve heart health, and risk of cancer cells.
Animal and human studies have shown that pumpkin seed oil contains many nutrients including Zinc which help to reduce an enlarged prostate
Zima pumpkin seed flour is excellently mill high-grade pumpkin seeds to a fine powder, creating a clean and nutritious gluten-free flour. Our Pumpkin seed flour can replace up to 70% of a flour mix and 100% of a nut or seed flour, making it easier for you to enjoy the foods you love, without compromise.
It can be used in smoothies, yoghurt, baking, jam, porridge, soup, ingredient for Matoke recipes. It can also be used as a sprinkle on fruits, cereals, mixed in these.
Zima roasted pumpkin seeds are incredibly delicious and irresistible! they are salty, crispy with chewy texture and almost a savory, nutty taste. They are the perfect crunchy and provide an on-the go snack you will stick on!
As shown by different studies, pumpkin seed oil contains omega-3s, essential fatty acids, zinc vitamin and Vitamin K, which is good for collagen production. It is a great hair moisture and can reduce free radical damage and irritation on the scalp
Zima cookies are delicious with every single bite! They are crunchy, nutritious, with high quality ingredients sourced from the local farmers. Even if there is some sugar in the recipe but you can’t taste it while shewing them which make them perfect for young and old cookie lovers!
These products are distributed and sold online, through 60 Rwandan retailers, to the Rwandan food industry, as well as to clients abroad.
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