Wheat is the most widely grown crop in the world, providing 20% of one's daily protein and caloric intake (Global Conference on Agricultural Research for Development, 2012). When it comes to wheat flours 100% whole wheat is always best as none of the bran has been removed. The bran is the part that contains the most nutrition. 100% whole wheat flour makes delicious and healthy bread – a tasty way to get whole grain goodness!
-Good source of dietary fibre, manganese and selenium
-It is a full body whole wheat grain with excellent baking characteristic
-80% of the wheat grown in Western Canada is Hard Red Spring wheat
HOW TO COOK
1 cup wheat berries
3 cups of water
- Place in a large heavy saucepan. Add water and salt.
- Bring to a boil over high heat, then reduce heat, cover, and simmer gently for 1 hour, stirring occasionally. Drain and rinse.
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