Pearl barley is grown and milled in Scotland. The barley has been pearled until the bran has been removed, except at the crease. It is widely used in soup, stews and risottos.
Bulgur wheat (otherwise known as cracked wheat) currently supplied from Turkey but it can be from France and America too. Its nutritional value makes it a good substitute to rice and couscous; know as a main ingredient for tabbouleh salad.
Quinoa Is a seed from the goosefoot (Chenopodium) plant sourced from Bolivia, but also from Peru and Ecuador. It is high in protein and contains some of the amino acids like lysine. This is also a good alternative to rice and couscous.
Fine Semolina is made from durum wheat, grown and produced in France. The Durum Wheat is cleaned prior to processing, it is then conditioned to the correct moisture before passing through roller mills and sifters which grade and sieve. It is then been passed through a purifier to obtain the correct grade / size and quality of semolina required.
Millet grain is a gluten free seed which can be used in curries, it is mild in flavour and the tiny firm grains can also be ground into flour.
Buckwheat a conical shaped grain, from China and also parts of Europe. Has a crunchy nutty texture. Versatile ingredients to be used in baking, salads, porridge. This is also a gluten free grain.
Golden linseed supplied from the UK, also grown in China and Canada. A small seed which contains omega free oils and amino acids. Can be used in breads and sprinkling for cereals and biscuits.
Amaranth comes from South America and India, it is a tiny seed with a nutty texture. Works well mixed in with Couscous or Quinoa. Also when popped it’s like mini popcorn.
Chia seed comes from South America but also grown in Australian. It is a tiny seed which swells in water to 9 times it original size making this a useful ingredient to thicken soups, and is commonly used in smoothies and sprinkles too.
Pearled spelt a wheat like grain which has a chewy texture and good flavour that works well as an alternative to risotto rice, salads and soups.
Black Quinoa from South America, more nutty texture than the white Quinoa and looks good when mixed with the red and white Quinoa.
Red Quinoa from South America, more nutty texture than the white Quinoa and looks good when mixed with white and black Quinoa.
3 Colour Quinoa
3 colour quinoa blend from South America. Red, white and black quinoa mix.
We offer the facility to supply mixes of beans, lentils, rice and cereals customised to order. These include
Soup/broth mix – Brown rice, red split lentils, split peas, marrow fat peas, haricot beans, pearl barley.
Pudding rice, pearl barley, red split lentils, green split peas, marrow fat peas.
Freeze dried mixes to required specification.