Freekeh (pronounced "free-ka") is a delicious cereal food made from green durum wheat harvested at its peak of taste and nutrition. Popular throughout the Middle East for centuries, Freekeh gets its name from the fire-roasting process that gives it its delightful nutty taste and satisfying crunch.
Because the wheat is harvested while it`s still green, Freekeh contains more protein, vitamins, and minerals than other grains. It is low GI, low in available carbohydrates, high in dietary fibre (up to four times the fibre of brown rice) and rich in prebiotic properties. In addition to this, green wheat Freekeh is 100% natural - no preservatives, additives or pesticides are ever used.
As Freekeh is the name of this unique cereal (not the name of a grain variety), experiments are underway to produce Freekeh from a number of different grains such as oats, barley and triticale.
Certifications & Documentation
Standard Quality Certifications available
Certificate of Origin
Third party quality control certificate / inspection report
Shipping documents (Commercial Invoice, Bills of lading, Packing list)
Tariff Codes, Duties and Import Info
Import information for Freekeh
Commodity Code: 1904.10 (source)
|19||Preparations of cereals, flour, starch or milk; pastrycooks' products|
|04||Prepared foods obtained by the swelling or roasting of cereals or cereal products (for example, corn flakes); cereals (other than maize (corn)) in grain form or in the form of flakes or other worked grains (except flour, groats and meal), pre-cooked or otherwise prepared, not elsewhere specified or included|
Import Duties for Freekeh
Duties vary based on country of origin and importing country.
Argentina > EU/UK: 0 % (source)
Argentina > USA: 0¢/kg (source)
Customs in your country makes the final determination of what the correct rate of duty is for all products imported and you should consult a customs broker or professional to determine the up to date and applicable duties for this product in your country.
Packaging & Shipping
Freekeh Shipping Instructions
Packaging: The recommended packaging is multi-layer paper bag - 25kg.
Labelling: TradeLink can provide this product with personalized labels.
Shipping: Sea freight dry container, lined with kraft paper or corrugated cardboard and use moisture control packs to absorb condensation during transit.
Quantity per container: 18/20 metric tonnes depending on destination and packaging.
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Freekeh from Australia