Bake someone happy! Great pastries start with great ingredients, and our finely ground Grainworks Organic Whole Flour is made with our farm-grown Soft White Spring Wheat, carefully milled in small batches to preserve nutrients and flavour. This flour is lower in protein for perfectly textured quick bread, cookies, pastries and more. Wheat - The crop that grew civilizations The history of flour can be traced as far back as 30,000 years ago. Because agricultural societies could sustain a much larger population, this led to the rise of civilization as we know it. A wheat kernel has three parts: the bran, the endosperm, and the germ. The bran yields dietary fiber and Iron. The germ contains protein; vitamin E; B vitamins, phytonutrients and omega-3 fatty acids. Grainworks Whole Wheat Pastry Flour has a protein content ranging between 7.5% and 10%. The endosperm, the largest part of the kernel, contains carbohydrates, some protein and trace amounts of vitamins and minerals. Tasty Tips and Storage Whole-wheat pastry flour gives baked goods a subtle texture and lighter consistency that's ideal Its perfect for flaky pastries, piecrust, tarts, cookies, muffins, biscuits, quick bread and cakes. Store in our resealable bag or airtight container in a cool, dry place for up to a year. When stored in the freezer, pastry flour can last a year or more.