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Hard Red Wheat Flour (Whole Grain Flour)

Hard Red Wheat Flour (Whole Grain Flour)

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Hard Red Wheat flour is the best option for baking breads that require rise, as this variety contains the necessary proteins to build the gluten for yeast breads, whether conventional or wild yeast. It provides a lovely, wholesome flavour that we often relate 'whole wheat' to resemble, with a fibre and vitamin content that will bring incredible value to your palate. 

 

The wheat berry is made up of three different parts; the endosperm, the bran and the germ. The endosperm contains mostly protein and starch, and is the part of the wheat berry that is sifted out to give us conventional, white flour. When a portion of the bran is added back in, this is what makes up conventional 'whole wheat' flour. In doing so, there are also nutrients such as fibre and B vitamins from the bran that are then added to the flour as well. The germ however, is chalk full of trace minerals, unsaturated fats, B vitamins, antioxidants and phytochemicals that unfortunately, are often removed from conventional flours due to the natural oil limiting product shelf life.

This is why we make our whole grain flour FRESH for each order! We believe that the whole purpose of eating is to not only sustain our bodies with quality nutrition, but to also enjoy quality flavour from quality food. Our whole grain flour is exactly that; nothing added and nothing taken away (nope, no sifting). The whole wheat berry is ground and packaged so that you too, can enjoy the freshest option in your baking.

For the freshest flour, be sure to store your opened package in the fridge or freezer!

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