School menus will be required to serve 100% whole grain rich items beginning school year 2014-2015. Many school foodservice programs have already begun the changeover, and we’re halfway there by already serving 50% of the menu as whole grain rich.
Keep the following tips in mind when modifying a recipe
to achieve whole grain rich:
- May need to decrease mixing time to create a moist product.
- May need to increase water (0.5-1.5% for every 10% of whole wheat flour added) to create a moist product.
- May need to use a sweetener or add honey or molasses to minimize “bitter” flavor profile.
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Ask your Martin Bros. representative for more tips and information on more products that meet the USDA whole grain requirement, including cereals, hot breakfast items and more.