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Are spring wheat berries soft?

asked by a Whole Foods Market Customer over 6 years ago

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ChefOno
added over 6 years ago

I'm not at all sure I understand your question. Strictly speaking, Spring and Winter refer to planting times, Hard and Soft refer to protein quality.

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susan g
added over 6 years ago

This article speaks of spring wheat as a hard (high protein) crop.
http://search.yahoo.com/r/_ylt=A0oG7qTzHG5P8V4ADmBjmolQ;_ylu=X3oDMTBybnZlZnRlBHNlYwNzcgRwb3MDMQRjb2xvA2FjMgR2dGlkAw--/SIG=1276dk81a/EXP=1332645235/**http%3a//www.ehow.com/about_6364197_spring-wheat.html
Interesting!

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ChefOno
added over 6 years ago

Taken at face value, that could be misleading. There are hard winter wheats, soft winter wheats, hard spring wheats and soft spring wheats. In other words, planting seasons and hardness are not directly related.

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