Our barley comes from carefully selected varieties of premium quality barley. Known for its desirable flavor characteristics, Pearled Barley is one of the most palatable grains known to man. Pearled Barley is naturally cholesterol-free and low in fat. Barley contains both soluble and insoluble fiber. Soluble fiber is helpful in lowering blood cholesterol, a risk factor for cardiovascular disease. Pearled Barley also contains antioxidants, which are important for maintaining good health, and several vitamins and minerals.