Savor the whole grain goodness of spelt, one of the treasured ancient grains that originated in the Near East over 8,000 years ago. Spelt has never been hybridized, so it has retained many of its original characteristics from antiquity.While not gluten free, spelt grain is more easily digested than other forms of wheat due to its high water solubility, and some people with wheat allergies report they can better tolerate spelt. The grains are also a good source of dietary fiber, iron and magnesium.With a chewy texture and sweet, nutlike flavor, spelt grains are delicious as a hot cereal or in pilafs, bread, soups or cold salads. Flour milled from spelt makes excellent pasta and baked goods due to its gluten content. The grain can also be sprouted to make spelt bread!Organic Spelt is one of our favorite ancient grains and a relative of modern common wheat. Enjoy its nutty flavor and beneficial nutrients in spelt bread, soups, salads and pilafs.