Looking Ahead to Ancient Grains

November 26th, 2018 / 0 Comments / by

In the past year, more than 250 new foods launched with an ancient grain ingredient. How and why are product manufacturers exploring this growing consumer interest in ancient grains? Firebird’s Vice President of Sales, Mike Hallman, weighs in on consumer trends and the value ancient grains bring manufacturers’ expanding product line. What Are Ancient Grains? […]

Ancient Grains Remain in Demand

June 13th, 2018 / 0 Comments / by

Baking Business recently interviewed industry experts who reaffirmed what the Firebird Artisan Mills team has been saying for a long time: If you want to add functional nutrition, variety and versatility to your products, look no further than ancient grain ingredients. Ancient grains are a group of grains, pseudograins and pseudocereals that have remained unchanged […]

Put Down that Spoon and Watch This Video

April 11th, 2018 / 0 Comments / by

There’s a reason each bag of flour carries a warning label on it. It’s raw and requires safe handling. Raw flour – whether it’s one of Firebird’s gluten-free ancient grain and pulse flours or a wheat flour from another vendor – can contain bacteria that causes illness. This brief video is a great summary about […]

The Enduring Appeal of Ancient Grains

April 13th, 2017 / 0 Comments / by

In a Packaged Facts survey, about a fifth of American adults say they’ve recently bought ancient grain items off of a menu or grocery store shelf. So what are ancient grains and what’s the appeal? Ancient grains are a group of grains, pseudograins and pseudocereals that have remained unchanged over the last several hundred (if […]