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What is that exactly?

Emmer is not only one of the oldest types of grain, but also one of the healthiest!
As an ancient grain, it evolved around 200,000 years ago from the then not yet domesticated
Urgras developed and was
fourth until late in the 19th century in Styria cultivate.

... Secret tip: the best original grain among bakers!

Things to know about emmer grains ...

Emmer is one of the ancient grains, along with other grains.

But what does that mean exactly?

For thousands of years, emmer has not changed its genetics through breeding or crossing and it still exists today, just as it is present on our earth thousands of years ago as an ancient grass or ancient grain.

It offers a lot of fiber and thus strengthens the intestinal flora and the immune system as well as twice the amount of minerals compared to conventional wheat and the very important vitamin E.

Compact but good!

Products made from emmer are more compact, firmer but also a lot healthier than other baked products made from wheat!

Wheat is one of the most important foods around the world.

But to the historical.! ..

The ancient Egyptians and later also the ancient Romans became aware of the grain.

In Egypt, emmer was used for what was then the most important foodstuff and currency, beer!

When Egypt was conquered by the Roman Empire, a success story began and the Romans introduced emmer as a uniform grain throughout the empire.

Unfortunately, one of the most important and essential foods in history has been forgotten and has been removed from the shopping lists of the murdered world.



Emmer is a husky grain but what exactly does that mean?
The so-called husk is a shell that tightly encloses the grain and thus protects it from environmental influences, vermin or diseases.
Unlike conventional wheat, which is a naked grain.
This means that the awns that enclose the grain fall off during the threshing process.
The Emmer does not offer this luxury, which makes production difficult.

The way to the grain!

What does husked grain actually mean?

What does that mean for production?


Harvesting emmer wheat

Our emmer wheat is harvested with a combine harvester like conventional grain. In contrast to conventional wheat, the grain does not fall out of the shell, but remains firmly enclosed.

The harvested grain is then loaded onto a trailer and taken to a drying facility for drying immediately after harvest

There the grain is dried down to a storable moisture content and then cleaned for the first time before it goes back onto the trailer.

Cleaning the grain

After the grain has dried, the grain is cleaned for the first time when the drying system is loaded onto the trailer.

This is done using an air classifier that uses air to separate the heavy components such as the grain from the light ones such as straw or fine straw residues or dust.

The peeling

After drying and the first cleaning, the core process of emmer wheat production follows: the separation of the grain from the stubborn husk, the husk. To do this, the grain first runs over magnets to separate it from any iron particles that may arise, then through several air separators that separate small particles or stones from the grain, then it runs over various sieves and is thereby freed from the remaining particles. Only then can the grain be separated from the shell.

This is done in the so-called grain peeler, which pushes grain out of the peel using rubber rollers. By repeated sieving, the grain is now separated from the rest by different sieve strengths until only that pure grain remains.


The finished product

Only now can our emmer wheat be used as flour for pastries or pasta or in our rusks.
This elaborate process makes our product so special and you can taste that!
Commitment and love to the finished product!

Our products from Emmer-grain

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