Porridge Oat Flakes are produced by rolling oat kernels into small, flat flakes. These flakes are a thinner cut and have a reduced cooking time. Oats are a good source of both protein and fibre, and they are also very high in many vitamins and minerals. Today’s oats are thought to be a descent of two wild oats, the combination originating in Asia although it has now spread across the globe.
• Contains high levels of both protein and fibre.
• Creamy to light brown in colour.
• Flakes are a smaller size.
• Commonly used in fine, smooth porridge, in biscuits, oat cakes, cereal bars, and bread coatings.
• Due to their small size, they cook and absorb milk or water quickly.