Blue corn kernels
Mexican farmers are the safeguards of an incredible agro-biodiversity, growing red, white, purple, blue and even rainbow corn!
Blue Corn Fields
Our pinole is made from blue corn grown through traditional farming techniques passed on from generation to generation: milpa farming (or intercropping).
Azure is a social enterprise that grew out of a PhD at Oxford University and the desire to find a solution to alleviate the poverty of indigenous farming communities in Mexico.
We’ve chosen blue corn because it has so many nutritional advantages over other types of corn…
Pinole is a tasty flour made of toasted blue corn. Our producers use a traditional Aztec recipe that guaranteed a shelf-life of up to 5 years!
Blue corn pinole is the secret ingredient that the Tarahumara carry with them on their long runs in sandals in the mountains…