Ancient organic cereals

Biodiversity has taken our company to a leading position in Italy, on ancient cereals, thanks to the experimental land situated around the company. Since 2007, we have been growing different plots of land of ancient cereals that will be the subject of subsequent research and development 

Organic flours from ancient cereals

Hence the creation of national projects like “Consemi”, the seed bank of which Antico Molino Rosso is a founding member, which opened on 14 December 2020, witnessed by regional institutions.

And more: “Crescent”, established in 2011 from the collaboration between the N. Strampelli agricultural experimentation and genetics institute and the Veneto Short Chain of Ancient Cereals Association, of which Antico Molino Rosso is a partner and active part.

ITALIAN chain organic FLOURS

aurora

Type 2. semiwholemeal, organic and stone-ground

aurora

L’unione, sin dalla semina, di 7 varietà antiche, ha dato vita ad Aurora, (il cui nome è sinonimo di Origine). Questa farina rappresenta il fiore all’occhiello del progetto del campo sperimentale di Antico Molino Rosso, in cui, fin dal 2007, a rotazione, vengono coltivate numerose parcelle di Cereali Antichi ogni anno. 

gentilrosso

Type 2. semiwholemeal, organic and stone-ground

gentilrosso

Old variety of soft wheat originally from central Tuscany, particularly popular and grown throughout national territory for 70% of the available land from the mid-1800s and through to 1925, when, with the start of the Battle for Grain, the agronomist and geneticist, Strampelli, introduced more productive wheat varieties.

cappelli

Type 2. semiwholemeal, organic and stone-ground

cappelli

Cappelli wheat takes its name from Senator Raffaele Cappelli, a nobleman who became famous for having introduced the reform that divided up the varieties of soft wheat from durum wheat.

timilia

Type 2. semiwholemeal, organic and stone-ground

timilia

Timilia durum wheat is a variety at risk of extinction, typical of central Sicily, with very characteristic aromas and flavours. Its gluten index is one of the lowest, making it very delicate, chosen by Mr Li Rosi.

CRESCENT chain organic FLOURS

THE NAME
Crescent significa mezzaluna, nome tratto dalla Mezzaluna della Mesopotamia, l’antica zona fertile che era bagnata dai due fiumi principali: il Tigri e l’Eufrate. Questa terra fu la prima a donare all’uomo, attraverso piante spontanee, i primi cereali circa 15.000 anni fa. 

THE BRAND
Il marchio Crescent è rappresentato da un chicco di grano coltivato nel terreno che aprendosi verso l’esterno forma una spiga, la quale racchiude la filiera corta BIO dei cereali antichi.

farina 180 varietà

Type 2. semiwholemeal, organic and stone-ground

Farina 180 varietà

Part of the Crescent Ancient Cereals organic short chain, it is a blend of ancient varieties of soft grain wheat. It stands out for its unique, original nature, being a population of cereals with numerous properties that each of the cereals, grown in the same land, brings with it, making this 180 blend a balanced product.

Alicorno Monococco

Type 2. semiwholemeal, organic and stone-ground

Alicorno

Part of the Crescent Ancient Cereals organic short chain, Alicorno is the name given by the chain. This variety stands out for its properties, in particular the proteins that vary from 16.5 to 18% and a large quantity of carotenoids.

short chain organic FLOURS

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