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FORMULATION
Heirloom Grains

GRAINS
These ingredients provide functionality
and label-friendly appeal to consumers.
by Donna Berry

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When corn and soybean prices tumbled in 2013, a 7th generation family
farm on the outskirts of Detroit pivoted from growing these commodity
crops on their 2,300-acre farm to cultivating alternative grains and seeds.
The family decided to explore heirloom grains, which as the term suggests, are ancient grains passed from
one generation to another and prized
for their unadulterated uniqueness.
" We started growing teff in 2015
and have since experimented with
oats, buckwheat and millet, " said
Claire Smith, founder and chief executive officer, Teffola. " Starting in
fall of 2020, the teff and buckwheat
found in our granola is being sourced
directly from our farm.
" Originally our goal was to mill
teff into a flour and sell to Ethiopian
restaurants for their traditional injera bread, which is a fermented flatbread similar in taste to sourdough, "
Ms. Smith said. " We even got onto
Amazon, but the traction and buzz
just weren't there. "
Then one day Ms. Smith put the
whole teff grain into granola and

loved the flavor. She called it Teffola
and started selling it to friends and
family, eventually branching out into
farmers' markets and local grocery
stores.
" It's nutty, hearty, rich and different, " she said. " Each grain has different levels of vitamins and minerals, amino acids, fiber and more.
Heirloom grains also have a deeper,
purer flavor since they haven't been
manipulated as much as your average
wheat flour. "

Heirloom grains are
generally those that have
been passed down from
an originating seed line.
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Oldies but goodies
Heirloom and ancient grains don't
have formal recognized definitions
and often may confuse consumers.
" They can be similar, but we tend
to think of ancient grains as originating in indigenous cultures around
the world, such as teff from Ethiopia,
millet from Africa, buckwheat from
Asia, quinoa from Peru and spelt
from Europe, " said Joni Huffman, senior vice president of sales and marketing, Healthy Food Ingredients.
" Heirloom grains more typically
describe varieties that were brought

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