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The Pros and Cons of Storing and Using Wheat

Wheat is one of the easiest and cheapest foods to store.  It provides lots of calories and good nutrients.  If you are gluten intolerant, you will want to store different types of grains.  Under the right conditions, wheat stores well for many years.  Wheat found in the tomes of the Egyptian Pharaohs still sprouted.

There are several different types of wheat, but the best for storage is the hard red or hard white spring or winter wheat.  Hard wheat’s are small hard grains with a higher protein value (12-14% protein).  They make excellent bread because they tend to have high gluten content. …

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