The Hemp and its Products
Over the centuries, there are many things that we have sacrificed in the name of progress and economic factors, including many products of the earth including the Hemp. Italy until the first half of 900 was the second largest producer after Russia and the first for the quality of its roughage. Today, finally, we are re-evaluating again this crop with multiple uses, especially recognizing the high nutritional value and appreciating its great flexibility.
Hemp seeds and its derivatives (oil, flour, milk, etc.) contributes to wellbeing of our bodies both for their high nutritional value and for their great digestibility. These are the reasons why in nutraceutical are defined functional foods.
Hemp seeds bio
Small and oval in shape, their size and weight changes according to the variety (3-5mm length – width 2-3mm, weight from 0.02 to 0,03g / seed).
Their taste reminiscent of hazelnut which makes them not only nutrients, very appetizing. The seed is contained in a shell, full of carbohydrates, roughage edible but that cannot be not assimilated, and chlorophyll, which determines the green colour of hemp seed.
The real treasures of hemp are hidden in the pulp which is a concentration of elements and energy. Protein, fat and small amounts of carbohydrates are stored in small oil drops in the cells that constitute the bulk of the pulp. In smaller quantities we find also vitamins, lectin, phospholipids, phytosterols and more.
The significance of hemp seed has been recognized by the Italian Ministry of Health in 2009.
Hemp Oil Bio
Hemp seed oil is very important for well-being of our bodies and our health. Its nutritional properties make it an effective dietary supplement but its therapeutic potential make it your own for these reasons is wide used in medicine.
Old grains Bio
“Old grains” is an evocative denomination of genuine food, it describes a quality of grain that have not suffered selective modification by the man in order to change its yield , resistance, and has not been modified genetically.
These are grains preserving their original characteristics such as higher nutritional values, lower percentage of gluten and a pleasant and intense taste.
This grain is suitable to the milling stone, better than the industrial, because the grinding is characterized by slower speed keeps the wheat germ retaining properties lipid vitamins.
Durum wheat Senatore Cappelli Bio
Reevaluate our excellences and peculiarities helps to rediscover the traditions of our land. Durum wheat Senatore Cappelli is one of those which historically is a typical product of “tavoliere della Puglia” and Basilicata.
Wheat Gentil Rosso Bio
Gentil Rosso is a product that nowadays has been re-evaluated, discovered in the mid-nineteenth century, it had been almost completely forgotten in the early twentieth century. The main characteristic of this variety a low gluten index and high digestibility.
This unique product of our land is grinded by the millers of STRAbuono with stone mills in small quantities, so the freshness of the flour and the aromatic substances and organoleptic not are dispersed.
The cultivation of Spelt over the years has given way to that of common wheat and durum wheat, being associated to organic farming.
We want to promote and bring to your table this cereal that has a high protein content than other wheats, and is also rich in vitamins A, b2 and b3 and minerals, but is low in fat.