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British Barley Flakes - Organic

British Barley Flakes - Organic

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What Are Barley Flakes?

Barley was used by the Ancient Egyptians to make beer and barley bread. It has been a staple food in Tibet for centuries in the form of tsampa, where roasted barley flour is mixed with yak butter and formed into dough balls or porridge.

It is used in a variety of Middle Eastern dishes, as well as in mugicha tea in Japan. In Scotland, it is used to make bannock.  

Cooking with Barley Flakes

Barley flakes provide another way to enjoy the many nutritious benefits of barley! They can be eaten hot or cold, and are a great alternative to oat flakes, resulting in a nuttier, slightly sweeter flavor and chewier texture. 

Add 1 part barley flakes and a pinch of salt to 2 parts boiling water. Reduce heat to low, cover, and simmer 5-8 minutes, or until the liquid is mostly absorbed.

Try adding raisins or cranberries to the flakes as they are cooking - the fruits will plump and sweeten the cereal, or sweeten with honey or maple syrup and finish with toasted nuts. 

You could also use barley flakes as a crumble topping, or to make pancakes - just substitute 1/2 the flour for flakes.

Ingredients & Allergens

Ingredients: 100% organic barley flakes. This product contrains gluten.

For allergens see ingredients in bold.

Due to the way our food is stored and packaged, this product may contain traces of other allergens due to cross-contamination.


Store in an air tight container in a cool, dry place, away from direct sunlight for up to 12 months. See best before date.

Nutritional Profile

 Typical values per 100g



1381 kJ/
327 kcal

Fat, Total

– of which saturates

2.4 g

0.6 g


– of which sugars

50.6 g

0.6 g

Fibre12.2 g
Protein7.4 g


Certified organic

GMO free


Product of

Berwick Upon Tweed

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British Barley Flakes - Organic
British Barley Flakes - Organic
Weight: 500g