We trade a whole spectrum of types, classes and varieties of wheat. Each different varieties of wheat, has different protein contents and kernel colours among other specifications..
There are two primary classifications of wheat: winter wheat and summer wheat, which are categorized based on their growing season. They’re then sub-categorised based on their hardness, colour, and shape. You can find information on these subcategories in the table below.
|Type of Wheat||Description and properties|
|Soft red winter wheat||This type of wheat has baking properties which make it suitable as an ingredient
in baked goods like cakes, pastries and cookies.
|Hard red winter wheat||This type of wheat is grown in low temperatures and snow-covered regions.
It has high protein content and is used for products like general purpose flour,
flatbreads and cereals. It’s also the most important type of wheat produced in
the United States.
|Hard red spring wheat||This type of wheat is produced in hot, dry climates. Of all other types, classes and varieties of wheat, the gluten characteristics of hard red spring wheat make it a good choice for use in food products like bagels, croissants and pizza crusts.|
|Soft white wheat||Sweeter and softer than other types of wheat. It’s low in protein
and gluten which makes it great for more exquisite pastries and
cakes, as well as Asian noodles
|Hard white wheat||This type of wheat has slightly less protein and is less bitter than hard red
wheat. It’s used in softer loaves such as pan loaves.
|Durum wheat||This type of wheat has more protein than any other type and is used to make pasta.|
Structured financing for wheat
For some of the types, classes and varieties of wheat we supply, Berium Group is able to structure and offer various financing instruments to its counterparts based on their specific needs. We pride ourselves with our long term partnership approach with all of our trading counterparts, whether they are producers or buyers.