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Factoría Quinoa Colombia

Our production line offers 2,000 tons annually of fair trade Quinoa, developing unique brands and products, such as Quinoasure.

  • Stage Full Product Ready
  • Industry Food and Beverage
  • Location Bogotá - Cundinamarca, Colombia
  • Currency USD
  • Founded October 2009
  • Employees 7
  • Website

Company Summary

Factoría Quinoa Colombia will be created in 2012 as the first production line of Factoría Quinoa Holding Co. FQ Colombia will benefit from the technological breakthroughs and fair trade value chain established in 2009: production, agro-industry, work team, distribution, consumption and cooperation. FQ Colombia is proposing to generate value for its stock holders beginning from its first year of operations.


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    Luis Felipe Avella

    Industrial Engineer and MA in International Cooperation. Has dedicated his professional career to social enterprise, including teaching, research and consultancy projects. Led the development of fair trade case studies in Colombia at the Los Andes University in Bogota. In each of these fields he has produced numerous publications and international presentations accessible through a Google search of his name.

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    Inés Patiño
    R&D Director

    Chemical Engineer and MBA. Auditor certified in ISO 9001-2000 norms and procedures. Has worked primarily as an Projects and Processes Engineer at leading companies, such as Ecopetrol. Broad experience and knowledge in factory operations of continuous industrial procedures, development of agro-industrial products and compliance regulations in the Food and Beverage industry. Has spent five years in Quinoa agro-industrial processes.


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    Bernardo Escallón
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    Juan de Jesús Babativa

Previous Investors

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    Sergio Avella