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hard wheat

n.
Any of several varieties of wheat having hard grains with high protein and gluten content, yielding flour especially suited to making breads.
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hard wheat

n
(Agriculture) a type of wheat with hard kernels, yielding a strong flour and used for bread, macaroni, etc
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Noun1.hard wheat - wheat with hard dark-colored kernels high in gluten and used for bread and pastahard wheat - wheat with hard dark-colored kernels high in gluten and used for bread and pasta; grown especially in southern Russia, North Africa, and northern central North America
wheat - annual or biennial grass having erect flower spikes and light brown grains
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6 million hectares."The total production is divided into 26.8 million quintals for soft wheat, 13.4 million quintals for hard wheat and 11.6 million quintals for barley," said the statement of the ministry.
The new tender seeks hard wheat for shipment in a range of possible combinations in 60,000 tonne consignments.
The Mendota facility, which will have the ability to grind soft and hard wheat varieties and to unload 110-car shuttle trains, is on target to open in the second half of 2019.
Riyadh, 29 April 2019 SPA -- Saudi Grains Organization (SAGO) has completed the procedures for the second batch of imported wheat for the year 1440/1441 (2019) amounting to 620,000 tons of hard wheat from the European Union, Australia, South and North America (excluding Canada) during the period (July - September 2019) on board 10 ships.
The bread industry uses hard wheat of the last season due to its low moisture content of 10-11pc as compared to the current wheat crop whose moisture level hovers between 13-14pc.
Gluten flour is made from hard wheat that does not contain bran and the starch both, leaving it with more proportion of protein.
For example, we now have 'chocolate baklava.' The most important ingredients are: pistachio, pure butter, hard wheat flour and corn starch.
Mohamed Ali Ben Romdhane, deputy-director of the agricultural production branch in the ministry, said in a statement to TAP that the grain harvest is divided between 9.509 million quintals of hard wheat (compared with 8.119 million in the last season), 1.534 million quintals of soft wheat (compared to 1.146 million quintals in 2015/2016), 4.764 million quintals of barley (3,276 in 2015/2016) and 215 thousand quintals of triticale (335 thousand quintals in 2015/2016).
Moreover, the official added that the price of hard wheat which is the nation's main crop should rise in the global market, due to a reduction of sown areas, mainly in Canada, while price of soft wheat tends to be more stable.
In comparing with hard wheat, solvent retention capacity (SRC) is used more often for evaluating the quality of soft wheat in cookie making [3].
JEDDAH: Saudi Arabia's main state grain agency, the Saudi Grains Organization (SAGO) is seeking to buy 300,000 tons of hard wheat in a tender.