EDEN Hard Red Spring Wheat is grown in vital soil and ground at our certified organic, AIB rated Superior, Michigan mill. A versatile all purpose flour for most baking needs. Use it for breads, pancakes, crackers, pretzels and anything baked. Mix it with other flours for endless variety.
Hard Red Spring and Hard Red Winter Wheat Triticum aestivum L. are the same grain planted in different seasons. Spring Wheat is a fast growing crop, sown in Spring and harvested in late Summer or early Fall. The gluten in spring wheat makes the best bread.
EDEN Hard Red Spring Wheat Flour is low fat, saturated fat and cholesterol free, sodium free, and rich in fiber. According to FDA, "Diets rich in whole grain and other plant foods and low in total fat, saturated fat, and cholesterol may reduce the risk of heart disease and some cancers." Also, "Low fat diets rich in fiber-containing grain, fruits, and vegetables may reduce the risk of some types of cancer, a disease associated with many factors." It is a good source of protein, iron, thiamin B1, niacin B3, magnesium, and copper. 100% whole grain.
Hard Red Spring Wheat is known as 'bread flour' and is useful in just about anything you bake. Hard Red Wheat flour is kept on hand to mix with lower gluten flour, like buckwheat and rye, to make bread and baked goods.
The common ancestor of all wheat is called einkorn, first cultivated about 7,000 B.C. in present day Iraq. Wheat is the world's most important carbohydrate crop and the most widely distributed cereal grain and is grown in nearly every country.