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Wheat

A cereal used in a large number of products, especially food. Wheat is contained in bread, cake, beer, pasta and even some fuels. Wheat is a major commodity and its contracts are traded on exchanges.
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Consumers' preference for bread that's been made with refined flour, not whole wheat flour, is partly due to the different aroma of whole wheat bread.
White wheat kernels are more plump and larger than red wheat kernels, have a softer texture than hard wheats, but are usually poor in gluten strength.
Youssef Mostafa, GASC representative from Egypt said: "Now that the UK is an approved supplier of wheat for our country, it was really good to have the opportunity to try UK wheats and see for ourselves how suitable they are for our bread.
However, she notes, the new wheats give up to 50 percent higher yields than the original green revolution lines and yields similar to the best commercial yields today.
Average wheat varieties could be given superior bread-making qualities, thanks to genetic technology developed at the University of Florida's Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences, Gainesville.
So, in the 1940s, they rejected soft wheats having a high protein strength--a trait associated with hard wheats.
Durum wheats don't have gluten, and that's why we use them to make spaghetti today.
March 31 /PRNewswire/ -- WFS Financial Corporation, the parent company of Wheat, First Securities and other subsidiaries, becomes Wheat First Butcher Singer, Inc.
However, the plant will produce both crackers for Bremner and cereals for Ralcorp's Ralston Foods subsidiary using the shredded wheat technology.
A new classification system, developed for international buyers of UK wheat, has been launched at the European Grain Bourse in Paris.
Durum prices vary more from year to year than prices of other wheats.
Whole wheat or white, rye or pumpernickel, oatmeal or seven-grain; they all give you a nice shot of complex carbohydrates, which any self-respecting health authority will tell you to eat more of.