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Hard White Wheat, 45 lbs.

This conventional/non-organic hard white winter wheat is ideal for bread making. Breads made with hard red and hard white wheats will be very similar; the main difference is that red wheat produces a fuller, heartier flavor, and the bread will have a slightly darker color. If you're just starting out with whole grain baking and don't know how to pick, we suggest starting with hard white wheat. Note: Don't confuse "whole grain white wheat" with store-bought "white flour"! White wheat kernels are actually light brown in color. Store-bought white flour, on the other hand, is essentially nothing more than the endosperm (energy-producing carbohydrate) part of the kernel, with nearly everything nutritious removed in the interest of indefinite after-milling shelf life... which benefits huge commercial millers, at the expense of your health and the character of your food.

Our grain is triple-cleaned. It's also been tested, in the most meaningful way possible: By baking bread with it. You can depend on wheat from Pleasant Hill Grain to make bread and other baked goods that rise well, taste wonderful, and are packed with wholesome, natural nutrition! For those who may want to sprout some, our wheat is sproutable. Sprouting results may vary.

  • “Always on time, in sturdy packaging. I buy 50 pounds of wheat several times a year. Best price around.”

    – Susan H., TX

Beat oxidation! In whole-grain foods, the plant's cellular walls protect nutrients from oxidation. The process of oxidation begins to occur as soon as grain is ground, exposing the cell's contents to oxygen in the air. Flour that is several days (or more) old, has been exposed to oxygen that inevitably diminishes its nutritional value. The way to get full nutrition from whole grain foods is to mill them when you need them, right in your kitchen. Modern high-speed grain mills make it fast and easy to enjoy the freshest, best tasting and most nutritious food imaginable!

Convenient & safe storage: Our wheat comes in six-gallon buckets (or pails... another name for the same container.) The net (contents) weight of the grain is 45 lbs. When you store grain at home, it needs to be protected in a couple of ways. First, it needs to be protected from a variety of little critters who'd like to get to it before you do. Weevils, for example. And isn't this interesting: Chances are you've never seen weevils in the white bread or crackers you bought from the store. That's because weevils put no stock in media campaigns from white-flour milling conglomerates; rather, they know what's good for them, and they'd come after your grain from miles around if you let them. And mice have good nutritional judgment, too. Not that there's ever been a mouse in your house, but if there was... you wouldn't want it having access to your grain. Secondly, grain needs to be kept dry. The grain we sell is all dried to a very low moisture level that's optimal for storage and baking and guarantees that you get the most grain for your money. You need to protect your grain from picking up excessive additional moisture, which can be drawn from the atmosphere. The buckets our grain comes in provide full protection against storage risks. They have airtight gasket-sealed lids, Mylar liners, and oxygen absorber packets that remove the oxygen from the air in the bucket after we put the lid on. The O2 absorbers leave an atmosphere of nitrogen in the bucket, because air consists almost entirely of oxygen and nitrogen. (The oxygen absorber packets themselves are completely food-safe, being made of powdered iron and salt, which are kept separate from the product itself.) Our buckets safely lock out pests, and biological processes are put "on hold" in the Mylar protected, oxygen-free nitrogen atmosphere, so your grain enjoys complete peace and quiet until you want to use it. Note: If you don't already have a bucket lid removal tool, they make lid removal easy (see lower section of this Web page.) Super Pail packaging is the "gold standard," the ultimate protection for your grain!

  • “Ordering from Pleasant Hill Grain is easy and delivery is exceptionally fast. The staff are friendly and helpful. No store bought bread can compare to fresh baked bread made from flour that you milled yourself. There is a world of difference in taste and in nutritional value.”

    – Linda F., IL

Super-cleaned: All of our grain is triple-cleaned (also called "triple washed") to ensure purity and protect your grain mill from any foreign objects. (Grain that isn't sufficiently cleaned may contain small stones that will damage or destroy a grain mill... not to mention that you don't want such things in your food!)

Non-GMO: All of Pleasant Hill Grain's whole grain products are natural (non-GMO). This applies equally to both the Organic and the Conventional (Non-Organic) grain.

Pleasant Hill Grain offers over thirty kinds of whole grain products. You can also grow your own grains, fruits and vegetables with our heirloom garden seed & sprouting seed collections!

Our foods category offers many selections of baking ingredients, delicious dried fruits and vegetables, long-term storable foods, canned meat, fish and poultry, sweeteners and more.

As a whole grains shopper you may also be interested in hand crank and electric grain mills and grain flakers as well as heavy duty Bosch mixers, Ankarsrum (formerly Electrolux) mixers, and Häussler spiral dough mixers!

Exceptional Value of Bulk Grain

It's well known that basic natural foods tend to be lower in cost and much higher in nutrition than processed commercial choices, but we were still a little shocked when we compared the cost of a staple like whole grain wheat, to items on the shelves at a local grocery store. Our grain comes packaged 45 lbs. to a bucket, so we're reporting each cost here, for that same net weight. The cost of living index in Nebraska is comparatively low, so processed foods like the examples shown here are priced even higher in most areas. We came away from this exercise with a heightened appreciation for the low cost and exceptional value of quality basic foods like whole grain wheat!
45 lbs. of Wheaties™ cereal $248
45 lbs. of Capt'n Crunch™ cereal $219
45 lbs. of Nacho Cheese Doritos™ $259
45 lbs. of Maxwell House™ coffee $193
45 lbs. of 9 Lives™ (the cat food!) $98

Please note: The shipping zones below are for the 48 contiguous states. For shipment to AK/HI, please call or email for a cost quote. 

Identify your shipping zone (1, 2 or 3), then select that zone from the drop-down menu near the top of this page.

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Ingredients: Hard white wheat berries.

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Diameter 13.4"
Height 17.6"
Product Weight 48 lb.
Net Weight 45 lb.
Origin USA


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Shipping is included in product price, by zone. Please see the zone table on the Description tab.



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  • Hard White Wheat
    By on - Verified Buyer
    The wheat is very clean and dry. We've made two loaves of crusty bread so far (ground with our new Nutrimill) and have had excellent results. The shipping container (Super Pail) was very robust and had a sealed inner-liner. The only complaint I have is that the lid is difficult to remove - cutting tools are required - especially since I wanted to re-use. Instructions for opening would be a good thing to provide. The 50 lb size is a bit unwieldy so a 15 - 20 lb option for home users would be good.
    6 out of 6 people found this review helpful.  Did you?
  • Excellent Grain
    By on - Verified Buyer
    I've purchased my hard white wheat from a local natural food store for years. They ran out and were not able to fill my order, so I turned to Pleasant Hill Grain. I won't go back! Your hard white wheat berries are superior in every respect to my previous supply. Fresh, clean, and the flour outperforms all previous flours for tenderness, loft, and even in activity during bulk and final proofing. Superior in every respect. Thank you!
    6 out of 6 people found this review helpful.  Did you?
  • Sharing the gift of great wheat
    By on - Verified Buyer
    This weekend I made twelve loaves of different kinds of bread to share with my family, neighbors and co-workers. I used a combination of hard white and hard red wheat for sandwich style, brown, soaked, sourdoughs and honey wheat breads. The wheat was amazing. So easy to use, from bucket to grinder, to soul satisfying breads. I have praised Pleasant Hill's grains with probably fifty people this week. I believe that sharing something so completely homemade says thank you in a very special way. Thanks to Pleasant Hill Grain for making this possible.
    4 out of 4 people found this review helpful.  Did you?
  • Hard white wheat
    By on - Verified Buyer
    I have been baking all of our bread for six years. Your wheat makes the best bread.
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  • Great stuff
    By on - Verified Buyer
    Clean. No stones. Consistently great.
    3 out of 3 people found this review helpful.  Did you?
  • Fresh and Flavorful
    By on - Verified Buyer
    I ordered a pail of the hard white wheat berries when I invested in my KoMo mill. One cup of berries grinds up into 1-1/2 to 1-3/4 cup of flour. You know that rancid smell whole wheat flour gets when it's been sitting on the shelf for awhile? This stuff doesn't have it. Apparently I've never baked with fresh wheat flour before, despite my best efforts. The aroma and increased rise are a revelation. I should have bought the mill and these berries sooner.
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  • Hard White Wheat
    By on - Verified Buyer
    Great taste and great health benefits! I love this non-genetically modified wheat and am planning to order more soon!
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  • This Wheat is Great
    By on - Verified Buyer
    Good clean Wheat. Grinds to a fine smooth flour. Fast shipping. Thanks!
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  • Best tasty A/P flour ever!
    By on - Verified Buyer
    Stores great and hardly ever find extraneous surprises in the 3 years I've been getting it. Sift through tam for my bread flour (and bran for bran muffins). Sift again very fine for A/P flour for everything else. The only difference is that there is this nutty delicious extra flavor to my baked goods that folks have come to eagerly anticipate.
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  • Hard White Wheat Berries
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    Excellent wheat, excellent customer service as well, super fast shipping: D
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