Is Millet Gluten Free?

by Becky | Posted in Q&A

Wondering if millet grain is a Coeliac friendly addition to your diet? Is Millet Gluten Free?

is millet gluten free?

Question

Is Millet Gluten Free?

Answer

Yes, millet is naturally gluten-free. It is a nutritious whole grain that can be included in gluten-free diets.

However, cross-contamination can occur during processing, so it’s advisable to choose millet products labeled as “gluten-free” to ensure they meet strict gluten-free standards.

Detailed information

Millet is a small, round whole grain that belongs to the Poaceae grass family. It comes in various types, with common varieties including pearl millet, foxtail millet, proso millet, and finger millet.

Millet is a staple in many countries and is known for its nutritional value, gluten-free nature, and versatility in culinary applications. It can be cooked as a whole grain, ground into flour, or used in various dishes such as porridge, pilaf, and baked goods.


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