Ardent Mills

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Ardent Mills, North America’s leading flour supplier and grain innovator, and its new business unit, The Annex by Ardent Mills (“The Annex”), are dedicated to exploring what’s next in grains and plant-based ingredients. Driven by a team of industry experts, The Annex offers the flexibility and speed of a start-up, all supported with the resources, relationships and expertise of Ardent Mills.

Our products

Our growing portfolio of grains, plant-based foods and product launches include unique, identity-preserved ancient and heirloom grains in innovative formats. Product highlights include:

  • Sustagrain® Barley: our proprietary barley variety with 3 times more fiber than oats
  • Nature’s Color™ Barley: Including Pure-Purple™ Barley, Blackjack™ Barley and Black & Tan Barley Flakes
  • Heirloom Wheats: Spelt, White Sonora and Rye
  • Ancient Grains: Great Plains Quinoa, Colorado Quinoa, South American Quinoa, Amaranth, Millet, Buckwheat, Teff and Sorghum
  • Pulses: Chickpeas, Red Lentils, Green Lentils, Fava Beans and Black Beans
  • Simply Milled Flour: With no added enrichments, bleach or bromate
  • Ultragrain®: Our whole wheat flour with the taste, texture and appearance of white flour
  • Organic Flour: We’re committed to doubling U.S. organic wheat acres by 2019
  • SafeGuard® Treatment & Delivery System: Flour for ready-to-eat applications
  • Cuatro Cosechas™: Authentic tortilla flour
  • Primo Mulino™ Neapolitan-Style Pizza Flour: a traditional 00-style flour
  • Unique Formats: Our grains are available in whole berries, flours and flakes and unique formats, including mixes, blends, Individual Quick Frozen (IQF) and crisps

Ingredients from Ardent Mills and The Annex are backed by our deep farmer relationships, custom growing connections, a robust coast-to-coast network of more than of 40 community mills all located in the U.S., Canada, and Puerto Rico. We offer unrivaled technical support, risk management, traceability, food safety solutions, an artisan commercial bakery, an on-site bake lab and Innovation Center (Ardent Mills Innovation Center), and our Mobile Innovation Center. Our Innovative Bakery Resources (IBR) offers a state-of-the-art artisan bakery, where cutting-edge concepts and high-touch craftsmanship come together to help customers quickly take their ideas to market.

Contact us

For more information, contact: (800) 851-9618 and visit
Ardent Mills
1875 Lawrence Street
Denver, CO 80202