Researchers boost fiber levels in wheat | MED-Amin network |

June 12, 2018 - by Jeff Gelski (World Grain)

More fiber in wheat could lead to more fiber in bread and a resulting increase in fiber consumption globally. Researchers in Australia and California are working to achieve such a scenario.


Arista Cereal Technologies in Australia has developed a high-fiber wheat variety that contains high levels of amylose, a starch molecule that occurs naturally in wheat and is resistant to digestion, thereby acting as fiber. Sales could begin in the next year or two...