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Spelt Conchiglie organic
£0.65 per 100g
Spelt is considered one of the prime ancient grains – this means that it has been little changed by selective breeding over thousands of years, grains that humans have grown and consumed happily since we turned to farming. That’s a long time ago.
So what difference does this make? Perhaps one of the many reasons wheat gluten has been lately rightfully vilified is down to the fact that decades of wheat breed selection has been based on commercial and productive considerations rather than taste, nutrition, health and what was good for the environment.
Ancient grains actually refers to a number of cereals and when it comes to wheat it includes Khorasan, spelt, einkorn and emmer.