Ancient grain blends can help offset costs

Healthy Food Ingredients works with customers to blend ancient grains into applications like granola bars, said Chris Wiegert, sustainability/business development officer.

Buckwheat isancient grain flours appearing in many pancake mixes, and sorghum works well in gluten-free items, he added.

Processing per pound at HFI facilities tends to cost the same whether it involves wheat or an ancient grain like amaranth, but the volume of grain processed may have an effect. The amount of ancient grain processed at one time tends to be less than the amount of wheat.

Read the full article from World Grain here.