Ever wonder what the secret is to making phenomenal
bread? It's in the wheat kernels. We know where
every kernel comes from. That's
because we have been purchasing our premium whole
wheat from family-owned farms for more than 30
The farmers who produce our whole wheat know Great
Harvest is a tough client. Every year we test the
crop for its protein content, moisture level,
baking qualities and, of course, its distinctive
taste. The high quality wheat we purchase allows us
to bake without using artificial dough conditioners
to boost loaf size.
Our growers know that the slightest variation in
the wheat crop can completely change the flavor,
size, and shape of a loaf. Consistency is the key.
That's why we perform at least one hundred test
bakes each year.
Great Harvest wheat grows on the arid high plains
of Montana. This legendary region is known for
growing some of the highest quality wheat in the
world. Our farmers send their harvest samples to
suppliers for preliminary testing. Test lots that
meet specified criteria are then shipped to Great
Harvest's research & development bakery in
We mill each sample of wheat into fresh ground
whole grain flour. Then we begin measuring, mixing,
weighing, kneading, and baking. Understanding the
subtle nuances of the wheat - what
great dough should feel like, how it should bake,
and ultimately how it should taste
- is what distinguishes Great
A perfect loaf of Great Harvest Honey Whole Wheat
has a taste that is full-bodied and balanced. It
features a harmonious blend of wheat, sweet, and
hints of fermentation.
Great Harvest's passionate
pursuit of the best whole wheat on earth is
never-ending. Each year brings a new harvest. Wheat
crops change. But for the farmers whose crops make
the cut, there's a great sense of pride.