30 04, 2021

Wheat Germ

Wheat Germ What is Wheat Germ? Wheat germ is the embryo of the wheat kernel which constitutes 2.5% of its weight. In baked goods, this provides valuable nutrients such as proteins, vitamins and minerals.  Toasted wheat germs can also impart a pleasant crunch and nutty taste.1 Commercially, this is available as: Wheat [...]

11 06, 2015

Flour Enrichment

Wheat flour is required by the FDA to be enriched with thiamin, riboflavin, niacin, folic acid, and iron. Flour Enrichment Also Known as Bleached, Enriched Wheat Flour What is Flour Enrichment? Flour enrichment is the addition of nutrients to white flour that are removed during milling. When wheat is milled, [...]


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