The name Kamut® is the registered trademark and brand name used to sell the grain variety khorasan. The word Kamut stems from the ancient hieroglyphic language meaning “wheat”. The grain differs from modern day varieties because it has not been modified through modern breeding practices or genetic modification. Although not thought to have been in commercial production anywhere in the world in the recent past, most scientists believe it probably survived the years as an obscure grain kept alive by the diversity of crops common to small peasant farmers perhaps in Egypt or Asia Minor.
Any khorasan that is sold using “KAMUT®” must meet the following specific qualifications:
For most wheat-sensitive people, Kamut grain can be an excellent substitute for common wheat.
Our Kamut® pasta is made with grain grown in Montana: it has a beautiful brown-golden color and a buttery, slightly sweet flavor that makes it perfect combined with vegetable and cheese-based sauces.
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