What Is Whole Grain?

Community Grains defines “whole grains” as the grain in its entirety–100% of the germ, bran and endosperm found in the grain, according to FDA guidelines [2006 draft].  Beyond that standard, our flour has been milled without separating those three components at any point in the milling process, nor has anything been added.  Not reconstituted.


FDA Guidelines: Cereal grains that consist of the intact, ground, cracked or flaked caryopsis, whose principal anatomical components – the starchy endosperm, germ and bran – are present in the same relative proportions as they exist in the intact caryopsis – should be considered a whole grain food.

Read more on the FDA website


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