Why use Kernza® to make your product?
- Kernza® flour is high in protein, carotenoids, and other antioxidants compared with wheat flour.
- Kernza® grain is great for brewing.
- Kernza® grain has a unique, nutty flavor that makes tasty products.
- Kernza® grain is high in dietary fiber.
- Consumers love Kernza®‘s regenerative promise and the story of a perennial future.
Interested Retailer or Product Maker?
Resources for Cooking with Kernza®
Kernza® grain has gluten, but it is not as strong as the gluten in wheat flour.
Retailers are key to getting Kernza® products into the hands of consumers. If you are interested in putting Kernza® products on your shelves, connect with a licensed Kernza® Maker on our network page or contact us for more information.
Food Manufacturer Information Request
You can become a Kernza® maker by entering into a licensing agreement with The Land Institute and purchasing licensed Kernza® grain. To begin the process, please submit an inquiry here.
Purchase a Sample
Product makers often need a small amount of Kernza® to experiment with. If you would like to purchase Kernza® for experimentation, please reach out to one of the licensed Kernza® distributors.
What are the challenges to scaling production?
Over the past several years, Kernza® supply has been building and now there are producers with grain ready to enter the marketplace. We need your help developing and marketing new Kernza® products. Interested in buying Kernza®? Contact The Land Institute: firstname.lastname@example.org
Already a Kernza® Maker or Retailer?
View trademark License
Kernza® license agreements are renewed annually. These licenses are for viewing only. If you would like to enter into a licensing agreement, please email email@example.com in order to be sent an electronic signature version.
Interested in Buying Kernza® Grain or Flour?
Find Kernza® perennial grain or flour for sale
For the first time, Kernza® grain and flour is available as a direct-to-consumer product! Perennial Pantry currently sells Kernza® whole grain and Kernza® flour nationwide.