Bob's Red Mill Dark Rye Flour is 100% stone ground from premium organic U.S. #1 dark, plump rye berries. It contains all the health-giving nutrients of the germ, bran and endosperm. The deep, hearty and distinctive flavor of rye has made it popular throughout history and it remains a staple in Eastern European countries and Scandinavia, where it can withstand the cold weather conditions better than other grains. Rye is rich in dietary fiber and iron. It is also a nutritious source of antioxidants and nutrients including selenium, phosphorous, magnesium, copper, zinc and protein. Add rye flour to your baked goods for its delicious and unmistakable flavor. Our Dark Rye Flour makes an outstanding, hearty, robust peasant-style bread. Rye flour can be used for many other kinds of foods as well. Get your creative side on and give it a try in pancakes, waffles, cookies, pie crust, crackers, muffins, stollen, cakes and even pizza crust!