Company: Ardent Mills


Ingredient Snapshot: Barley is a versatile whole grain with a chewy texture and nutty flavor, and fits into the ancient grain trend which continues to grow in popularity. Nature’s Color Barley can have superior whole grain nutrition along with intriguing deep, rich color options. These colored grains add appeal to dishes normally looking beige and bland. In addition, Nature’s Color Barley can provide a clean label option for color replacement. Ardent Mills' Pure-Purple Barley and Blackjack Barley are water soluble giving a lively purple or a slate black color to your applications.

Nature's Color barley options:

  • Pure-Purple Barley Available in Kernels, Flakes and Flour
  • Blackjack Barley Available in Kernels, Flakes and Flour
  • True Blue Barley Available in Kernels and Flakes
  • Black & Tan Barley Flakes Blend of Blackjack Barley and tan barley flakes

All products are available in 50-lb. bags and in bulk. Small-pack and store-branded options are available as well. Applications include bars, bread and rolls, flatbreads, wraps, snacks, cookies, crackers, muffins, extruded snacks, and more.