About the Rye Bread
In Scandinavia, rye has been a vital dietary staple ever since the Stone Age. Leavened with an authentic sourdough starter, whole grain rye bread has long been a staple of the Finnish table, prized for its delicious sour flavor as well as its low gluten content, which creates a hearty, dense loaf that stays fresh tasting longer than wheat bread.
Steeped in legend and folklore, this energy-giving grain is adored by the Finnish for its taste and texture, and according to an old Finnish saying “puts power in the wrists.” In addition, whole grain rye contains many health benefits, including high fiber and low fat content. Now you can experience the satisfying taste of organic Nordic whole grain rye, while reaping its the many health rewards.
The amazing thing about rye bread is that it not only tastes great, but genuinely contributes to better health. Sounds too good to be true? Let some facts about rye speak for themselves.
Whole grain rye bread contains four times more soluble fiber than white bread, and it is also high in antioxidants. The Finnish Ruis bread is hand made from 100% whole grain, which is associated with reduced risk of cardiovascular disease, colon cancer, breast cancer and diabetes. Whole grain rye is high in fiber and low in fat content and can be utilized in fighting and preventing obesity.
How to make the most of your Finnish Ruis bread:
Cut a wedge and split it in half and you have 2 slices of the Finnish Ruis bread. This bread is a naturally chewy wholesome product that may harden a little with time. Just pop it in the toaster for a minute to soften it and you have that fresh from the oven taste all over again!
The Finnish Ruis Bread can be enjoyed with variety of toppings. We recommend you to try with your favorite cheese on top. Experiment and find your preferred way to enjoy!