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How do I store barley?

Michael T. Murray, ND
Naturopathic Medicine

Hulled, pearl, pot/Scotch, grit, and flake forms of barley are available in both bulk and prepackaged forms. For freshness, when buying in bulk, it is always important to ensure that there is no moisture in the food, that the bins are covered, and that your market has a quick turnover. Store in a covered glass container and keep in a cool, dry place. If the weather is particularly warm, barley may be kept in the refrigerator.

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