Our Organic Whole Wheat Pasta Flour is made from the finest durum wheat and carefully milled in small batches to preserve nutrients and flavour. It's the best choice for homemade pasta and a versatile flour for your pantry. About Durum Wheat Durum wheat is the hardest wheat variety. High in protein and gluten, its ideal for pasta and bread. Whole wheat pasta flour has a slightly nuttier flavour than a semolina style flour. The use of Durum wheat flour dates as far back as 7000 B.C. Durum wheat is collected, washed and then tempered in water for eight hours to separate endosperm from bran more easily. The flour then goes through a milling and sifting process. Because it contains the entire grain including the bran, germ, and endosperm, Durum wheat is the most nutritious wheat flour. It contains a good amount of protein, potassium, niacin, folate, protein and magnesium. When mixed with water it forms a very stiff dough. Tasty Tips and Storage Grainworks Organic Whole Wheat Durum Pasta Flour is ideal for creating perfect pasta, gnocchi and more. Store your Grainworks Organic Whole Wheat Durum Pasta Flour in an airtight container in a cool, dry and dark place.