Organic Buckwheat Groats are a source of manganese.
Organic Buckwheat groats have gained popularity because despite their name they are wheat free and naturally contain no gluten. They can be used like a grain but are actually a seed. Similarly to quinoa and amaranth, buckwheat is referred to as a ‘pseudo-cereal’ or ‘pseudo-grain’ as it is a seed that can be used like a grain.
Organic Buckwheat Groats are nutrient rich and a great option for those looking for alternatives due to allergies or simply variety in their cooking. It has an earthy, nutty flavour which goes well in a range of recipes. If you want to try baking with ground buckwheat we sell organic buckwheat flour here.
Organic Buckwheat was first cultivated in 4000 BC in Europe but is also known for its popularity in Asia. Most Buckwheat is grown in the Northern Hemisphere with Central and Eastern Europe being the best producers. It is commonly found in Eastern European cuisine, with a porridge like dish called Kasha being one of Russians national dishes. Kasha is served sweet or savoury as a side dish or main.
Allergen Information: Packed on premises that handle tree nuts, sesame, soya, peanuts and gluten.