Farmzila Foods Ltd


Foxtail Millet

Foxtail millet, known scientifically as Setaria italica, is a small-seeded annual cereal grain that belongs to the Poaceae family. It is an ancient crop with a long history of cultivation in Asia, including Bangladesh. In Bangladesh, foxtail millet is locally known as “Kaon” and has been traditionally grown in various parts of the country.
  • Nutritional Value:

    • Rich in Nutrients: Foxtail millet is a rich source of vitamins, minerals, and antioxidants. It contains high levels of iron, calcium, magnesium, and phosphorus.
    • High in Protein: It provides a good amount of protein, making it an excellent dietary option for vegetarians and those seeking alternative protein sources.
  • Health Benefits:

    • Diabetes Management: Foxtail millet has a low glycemic index, which helps in controlling blood sugar levels. It is beneficial for people with diabetes and those at risk of developing diabetes.
    • Weight Management: Due to its high fiber content, foxtail millet promotes satiety and helps in maintaining a healthy weight.
    • Digestive Health: The dietary fiber in foxtail millet aids digestion, prevents constipation, and promotes a healthy gut.
  • Gluten-Free:

    • Foxtail millet is naturally gluten-free, making it an excellent food choice for individuals with celiac disease or gluten intolerance.
    Your Cart
    Your cart is emptyReturn to Shop