Barley, corn, oats, soybeans, and wheat: where do you find them in your food?

Barley, corn, oats, soybeans, and wheat are in thousands of different food products purchased and consumed every day in Ontario. Here’s a very quick guide to some of the most common places you’ll find these crops.

Barley 

  • Soup
  • Flour
  • Casseroles
  • Fillings
  • Cereal
  • Barley grits
  • Beer
  • Pasta
  • Baby food

Corn

  • Corn starch
  • Corn syrup
  • Cornmeal
  • Corn oil
  • Corn chips
  • Tacos
  • Tortillas
  • Fructose
  • Icing sugar (dextrose)
  • Glucose
  • Jams, jellies, preserves
  • Instant coffee
  • Ketchup
  • Mustard (prepared)
  • Baby food
  • Candies
  • Beer
  • Breakfast cereals
  • Malted products
  • Margarine
  • Mayonnaise
  • Carbonated beverages
  • Peanut butter
  • Flour
  • Bread
  • Whiskey
  • Yogurts

Oats

  • Oatmeal
  • Flour
  • Granola
  • Cereal
  • Bran

Soybeans

  • Tofu
  • Soy milk
  • Edamame
  • Soy/ Vegetable oil
  • Soy flour
  • Soy protein
  • Okara
  • Natto
  • Miso
  • Soy cheese
  • Soy frozen desserts
  • Soy grits
  • Soy pudding
  • Soy sauce
  • Soy sprouts
  • Soy yogurt
  • Roasted soybeans
  • Tempeh

Wheat

  • Flour
  • Bread
  • Cakes
  • Cookies
  • Pastries
  • Pasta
  • Alcohol

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