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Rice

Rice

Rice is grown in over 100 countries and is a grain eaten by more people in the world than any other grain. In fact, three of the most populated regions …

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Wheat

Wheat

Wheat is the most widely cultivated cereal crop in the world, with Australia being the eighth largest producer and fourth largest exporter of wheat in the world. Wheat has come to …

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Oats

Oats

Oats are the fourth largest grain crop produced in Australia. Oats almost never have their bran and germ removed in processing so  most food products containing ‘oats’, ‘oat flour’ or …

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Triticale

Triticale

Triticale is a cereal grain created by plant breeders. In the 1950s, plant geneticists hoped that a cross fertilisation of wheat and rye would produce a cereal with superior yield. …

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Grains and Health

Grain foods both whole grain and refined make an important contribution to the nutrient intakes of Australians. However, their role in a healthy diet goes beyond merely the provision of …

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Types of Grains

Grains, commonly referred to as ‘cereals’ or ‘cereal grains’, are the edible seeds of specific grasses belonging to the Poaceae (also known as Gramineae) family. Wheat, oats and rice are …

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