Sprouting and the Surprising Journey of Grain pH from Acid to Alkaline

The Impact of Sprouting on Grain Alkalinity Grains are fundamental to human diets, providing essential nutrients and energy. One intriguing aspect of grain processing is the transformative effect of sprouting on their alkalinity. Let’s explore how the food grain changes its pH, benefitting the body. Antinutrients and Nutrient Enhancement: Before delving into the alkalizing effect, […]

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Ageing Rice: A Comprehensive Exploration of Culinary Excellence and Nutritional Impact

Of all the grains and their shelf life, rice alone is preferred when it is aged. This unique preference draws parallels with the world of fine wines, where aging is valued for the nuanced improvements it imparts to the final product. Just as a fine wine matures in flavor and complexity, aged rice undergoes a […]

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What You Need to Know About Arsenic and Rice: Goodness Farm’s Approach

The escalating presence of arsenic, especially in rice-dependent regions like South Asia, is a growing concern. Arsenic, a naturally occurring element in soil and water, poses considerable health risks, particularly since rice is a staple for a significant global population. The introduction of arsenic into the environment occurs through various natural processes and anthropogenic activities, […]

Unmasking the Organic Illusion: Navigating the Rigorous Science and Standards Behind True Certification

The terms “organic” and “cold pressed” have indeed become buzzwords in these days, and their widespread use has led to a dilution of their true meaning. Consumers are bombarded with products claiming to be organic or cold-pressed, but not all of them live up to the standards these terms imply. When it comes to organic […]

Paneer Sugarcane (SengKarumbu- Co 86032): A Sweet Symphony of High Yield, Superior Sugar Content, and Our Sustainable Cultivation Practices

The ‘Paneer’ sugarcane, ‘SengKarumbu- Co 86032’, finds its nomenclature rooted in the delightful sweetness it exudes. This specific cane variety was carefully chosen in collaboration with an organic farmer in Kunnathur Vivasayee Karuppasaamy. Its appeal extends beyond the palate, showcasing an intriguing combination of heightened sweetness and an augmented antioxidant profile. The rich and dark […]

Exploring the Unique Qualities of the TMV 13 Runner Groundnut Variety and its Contribution to a Balanced Fatty Acid Profile

Groundnut oil, also known as peanut oil, is a common and tasty cooking oil, healthier when its cold pressed as Groundnuts being source of vitamin E gets retained. Vitamin E is a fat-soluble antioxidant that helps protect cells from oxidative damage. Research indicates that regular consumption of vitamin E is associated with various health benefits, […]

Are You Obtaining Both High-Quality and Sufficient Quantities of Carbohydrates from Your Millets?

With an experimental study on Kodo millet We are a carbohydrate-eating community, and understanding the carbohydrate content and quality helps us make informed choices about our diet. It’s about being mindful of the types and amounts of carbohydrates consumed for better blood sugar control and overall well-being. Now, diving into glycemic load (GL) and glycemic […]

Unlocking the Nutritional Power of Whole Millets: Choose Wisely for Your Health!

Unlocking the Nutritional Power of Whole Millets: Choose Wisely for Your Health! Whole, Unpolished: Nutrient-packed, but requires patience in cooking and digestion, low bioavailability of the nutrients in the body due to antinutrients.Polished: Nutrient loss but cooks quickly.Parboiled comes in two variants- polished and semipolished: Retains nutrients, but with no fiber.Goodness Farm®’s Soaked accordingly to […]

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Opting for Bugs over Chemical Hugs

Our discussions have delved into the intricate relationship between organic produce and pests, explaining the scientific reasons behind pests’ affinity for organic crops and strategies for their consistent management. I wish to extend special recognition to those discerning patrons who conscientiously contribute to the cause of sustainable agriculture. They appreciate the occasional presence of pests […]

Post-Harvest Processing of Millets: Maintaining Quality and Nutritional Value

Millets, categorized into two major groups based on the presence of husk on the grains. Naked millet grains include sorghum (jowar), pearl millet (bajra), and finger millet (ragi), while husked millet grains include foxtail millet, little millet, barnyard millet, proso millet, kodo millet, and browntop millet. Husked millet grains require dehulling for consumption, which can […]