Whole Grain Farro


Product is in stock

Origin: Italy
SKU: GU0025
Size: 500g
Cuisine: Italy
Minimum Shelf Life: 3 months
Also known as: Emmer wheat, Triticum dicoccum
Recipe Ideas: Traditional Italian Farro Soup


Farro is an ancient type of wheat with delicate, nutty flavours. Farro is also known as Emmer wheat or Triticum dicoccum, and was one of the first types of wheat to be cultivated. Farro was grown widely across Northern Africa and Europe until the early Roman times. The grain's importance declined with the development of durum wheat, but farro's distinctive nutty flavour means farro is still popular in traditional Italian dishes.

The pearled farro, or 'farro perlato' grains are hulled to remove the tough outer husk, making them more tender when cooked. Farro grains are used in traditional Italian Tuscan bean soup, Zuppa di Farro; and in a risotto-like dish, farrotto. Farro is also delicious tossed in with herbs and roasted vegetables for a hot or cold salad. 

Sala Cereali have been producing flours, grains and pulses from Sondrio in Northern Italy since 1906. Their products are made using local produce and traditional methods.

Feefo Reviews



  • Brilliant service, arrived within a couple of days. Will use again.

  • As a first time customer, I was really impressed by how quickly my goods arrived and how well packed they were. I would definitely use Sous Chef again.

  • A fantastic shopping experience. A great variety and easy to find. Good product information too.

As Featured In