Organic Unbleached Plain Wheat Flour
Our Organic Unbleached Plain Wheat flour is produced using the finest quality wheat grain, stone milling and then sieving off the bran. It is an all purpose flour suitable for most everyday cooking needs and has a slightly off white appearance.
In the Kitchen:
Organic Unbleached Plain Wheat flour is a great all purpose flour naturally milled and without the bleaching component. It is perfect for baking cakes, breads, biscuits or muffins, and can also be used as a base for making short crust pastry.
Facts about Unbleached Vs Bleached Flours:
Flour bleaching started in the early 1900’s and was initially done to speed up the process of the flour being ready for consumption is usually done to make a flour appear whiter in colour as it’s natural appearance without bleaching has as yellowish tint.
Benzoyl peroxide and calcium peroxide are two of the most commonly used bleaching agents.
When flour bleaching began in the early 1900’s it was initially challenged by a gentleman named Harvey Wiley. Mr Wiley was the Head of the Bureau of Chemistry at the time and took the case to the supreme court to which he was successful, yet the law was never properly enforced and bleaching became common practice within the industry.
Country of Origin
Product of Australia
Organic white plain flour is a great source of protein and fibre, which makes this flour satiating, keeping you feeling fuller for longer. This flour contains the trace minerals manganese, phosphorous, magnesium, iron and zinc.
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|Nutritional Information – Organic Unbleached Plain Wheat Flour|
|Fat, Total (g)||2.4|
|– Fat, Saturated (g)||0.5|
|Carbohydrate, Total (g)||65.6|
|Dietary Fibre (g)||4.9|
*All measurements are approximate and should be used as a guide only. Affordable Wholefoods is not liable for any discrepancy.
100% organic unbleached plain wheat flour
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