Unground Buckwheat Groats 1000 g

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Buckwheat is found by doctors and cooks to be the best groats for it combines both a diet product quality and an excellent base to cook various dishes. This cereal is a protein-containing product with the high content of amino acids which are not synthesised in a human body.

Besides, boiled buckwheat is very nutritious and consists of complex carbohydrates which take long to break up and digest in a human body. Consequently, they give a person longer satiation.

Such things can be produced of buckwheat: unground buckwheat (whole-grain groats), crushed grains (grains with a broken structure), Smolensk groats (heavily crumbled grains) and buckwheat flour.

TM Zhmenka offers unground buckwheat produced by steaming pre-refined buckwheat at the temperature no more than 40 ºC.


ok_2020Special buckwheat sorts: only high quality grains
To produce TM Zhmenka buckwheat special buckwheat sorts grown in Ukraine are used. Therefore, this buckwheat has maximum large and whole grains.
ok_2020Quick cooking of crumbly and aromatic boiled buckwheat
Careful TM Zhmenka buckwheat steaming (at t 40 ºC (105 ºF) allows of accelerating its cooking for buckwheat gets soft-boiled quickly and also providing its friability and natural fragrance.
  ok_2020Admixtures free
3 stage buckwheat post-refinement guarantees pure TM Zhmenka buckwheat (without spoiled, beaten, black and unripe grains).
maximum-benefitMaximum useful elements retained in TM Zhmenka buckwheat
Careful buckwheat production technology allows of retaining all the benefit of buckwheat, namely, lots of useful elements:
  • 67% of magnesium
  • 48% of iron
  • 31% of vitamin В1
non-GMO-50-na-50GMO free
TM Zhmenka buckwheat is grown without applying GMO elements.
kontrolEach-stage production quality control
TM Zhmenka's own production provides with the quality control at the every buckwheat production stage.


The natural complex of nutritious elements is retained in TM Zhmenka buckwheat:

Nutrition facts and calories for 100g of buckwheat:

For 100g

% of GDA*
Calories 314 kcal 16,8 %
(Energy Value)
(1402 кJ)
16,8 %

Proteins 12,6 g
25,2 %
Fats 3,3 g
4,7 %
Carbohydrates 62,1 g
23,0 %
Dietary fiber 1,1 g
4,4 %

Natural content of vitamins and mineral elements in buckwheat:

For 100g

% of RDN**

В1 0,43 mg
30,7 %
В6 0,40 mg
20,0 %
Е 6,65 mg
66,5 %
4,19 mg
23,3 %
Calcium 20,0 mg
2,5 %
Magnesium 200,0 mg
66,7 %
Phosphorus 298,0 mg
37,3 %
Iron 6,7 mg
47,9 %
Zinc 2,1 mg
14,0 %

 * GDA — approximate measure of the recommended nutritious elements daily norm of 2000 kcal diet per one adult.
** Recommended Daily Norn according to the EU Directive 90/496/EEC.

What you can cook

Buckwheat is quite popular in any household for cooking buckwheat is a very simple process, and buckwheat dishes are healthy a lot.

How to cook

Remember for buckwheat to retain all its healthy properties it should be cooked in a right way. Before start cooking, you should not soak buckwheat into water as some housewives do. After such an act buckwheat gets much delicate but some part of healthy elements is out. You also should not pour too much water into a pot. A good portion is 1:2.

To cook TM Zhmenka buckwheat you need:

SoakOne buckwheat measure to be washed well with water

washTo add two measures of water

saltTo salt to taste

boilTo cook on small fire for 15-20 min until water boils-off