A perennial wheat, Kernza heads for the cereal and snack aisle

Under development for decades as an erosion-preventing perennial crop, Kernza, “a sweet, nutty-tasting new grain,” is getting a big boost from General Mills, which intends to commercialize the drought-resistant crop, says the Associated Press. Kernza could appear in cereals and snack foods as early as next year, according to the foodmaker, which encourages other companies to… » Read More

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