- Country of Origin: Produce of Australia
The rich, glossy mahogany sheen on this beautiful nutty grain adds a striking element to any dish. The health benefits are also immense due to the bran being completely intact (unlike pearl barley) black barley is high in wholegrain nutrition. Packed with vitamins B & E, calcium, iron and potassium and a good source of fibre
Most commonly used in soups, stews, salads and stuffings, Black Barley is a good substitute for rice, pearl barley and even pasta. Works well served with other grains to create a contrast in colour and texture.
Black Barley is one of the oldest cultivated grains, originally found in Western Asia and North East Africa. It has been used for animal fodder, however has come to be one of the most popular health foods as well as being commonly used to make bread and as a fermentable material for beer and other distilled beverages.
(Typical analysis per 100g)
Energy 1366 kJ
Protein 8.6 g
Fat Total 2.4 g
- Saturated 0.4 g
Carbohydrates 61.2 g
- Sugars 0.7 g
Sodium 15.0 mg
Packaged in a facility that processes peanuts, wheat and milk products
Store in an airtight container in a cool place.
Up to 12 months if stored correctly. See label for Best Before date.