Spelt is an ancient grain grown in Western Canada. Grainworks Whole Grain Organic Spelt flour contains more nutrients and fiber than white spelt flour because the bran and germ aren't removed. An attractive alternative to wheat flour, Spelt flour can replace wheat flour with minor recipe changes. Spelt: A Good Wheat Flour Alternative Spelt can be enjoyed by many who cannot tolerate wheat. Spelt contains less gluten than wheat but is not gluten-free. Highly nutritious, spelt has a deep, nutty flavour with high fiber, iron, niacin, B vitamins, magnesium and manganese. It also has high water solubility, so its nutrients are easily absorbed into the body. Grainworks Organic Spelt Flour normally has a protein content of 13% to 15%. Approximately 80% of the protein in Spelt is gluten. Tasty Tips and Storage Spelt flour can replace wheat flour in most recipes, and is excellent for making pasta and baked goods. When stored in our resealable bags or an airtight container, spelt flour will keep for six months or more in a cool, dark pantry or up to a year in the freezer.