How OURGrain is Turning Waste into Nutritious Flours and Mixes

How OURGrain is Turning Waste into Nutritious Flours and Mixes

Brewers in the U.S. are disposing millions of gallons of grain — in fact, there is enough grain leftover each year to fill up the Boston Harbor 10 times over.

Having seen this, a group of Johnson and Wales graduates have found a way not only to save that “brewer-spent grain,” but also to repurpose it into something delicious.

OURgrain is a company that takes leftover grain from the beer industry and recycles it into nutritious, Betty Crocker-style flour and baking mixes.

OURgrain named a Top 26 Startup by MassChallenge Boston. OURgrain competes for $1.5M in the Final Judging Round for the Accelerator.

OURgrain named a Top 26 Startup by MassChallenge Boston. OURgrain competes for $1.5M in the Final Judging Round for the Accelerator.

OURgrain- a Providence, RI-based company that provides spent grain solutions for brewery partners. Since early 2016, OURgrain has produced high fiber, high protein flour from rescued spent grain, a by-product of beer brewing. A Top 26 MassChallenge Startup in Boston, OURgrain has partnered with more than 10 breweries in order to achieve their ultimate goal of reducing food waste.

 For more information on OURgrain, please visit www.goingwithourgrain.com.

OURgrain Wins Food Business Plan Competition

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OURgrain Wins Food Business Plan Competition

WOONSOCKET - OURgrain, a firm that turns beer brewers’ spent grain into flour, beat out four other budding food production companies to win the inaugural Food Business Plan Competition held Tuesday evening at Millrace Kitchen in Woonsocket, sponsored by NeighborWorks Blackstone River Valley. For first place, OURgrain took home a $100 Visa gift card from…

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The Clean Food Club Article Featuring OURgrain

 Photo by: Alice Kathryn Richardson

Photo by: Alice Kathryn Richardson

The Clean Food Club is an online publication about food and sustainability innovation in New England, and every post on this blog can be categorized by Clean, Community or Local: clean, whole food and community-driven innovation with a focus on local. We share recipes using local ingredients, and stories of farmers, entrepreneurs and community leaders who are changing the way we eat. With each post, The Clean Food Club explores the possibilities of eating as local, as healthy, and as sustainable as possible, featuring content from contributors all around Boston.