All the goodness of an ancient whole grain that's ready in 10 minutes!

Discover why Snappy Grains quick-cooking barley is the natual choice...

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Our Snappy Grains quick-cooking barley has a slightly nutty flavor and aroma, but is neutral enough to absorb any spice or flavor it’s cooked in. This ancient grain can be used in any of your favorite breakfast, lunch, dinner or dessert recipes – a delicious and nutritious change from other starches like rice, potatoes or pasta.


Barley is a power food that is a source of many essential vitamins and minerals, is high in fiber, low in fat, and contains heart-healthy beta-glucans. Snappy Grains quick-cooking barley also has a low Glycemic Index, a factor that has been shown to reduce the risk of Type 2 Diabetes.

All Natural

Our product is pre-cooked to save you time, but it is not highly-processed or refined, meaning you get all the natural health benefits of this beautiful ancient grain. Snappy Grains products use a whole grain hull-less barley grown by Canadian farmers with no additives or preservatives.

Watch Chef Liana make delicious meals in a snap with Snappy Grains!

Watch this short video and she’ll explain the benefits of using Snappy Grains barley.

Quick And Easy Cooking Instructions

Ready in 10min
If you’ve cooked with pearl or pot barley, you won’t believe how easy our Snappy Grains quick-cooking barley is. Measure, boil and serve – it’s ready to add to any recipe in just 10 minutes!

With a neutral taste that absorbs the spice or flavor it’s cooked in, this ancient grain is a great alternative to rice, potatoes or pasta, plus adds great health benefits to your plate!

Cooking with Snappy Grains quick-cooking barley is as easy as 1, 2, 3.

Where to buy Snappy Grains

Snappy Grains quick-cooking barley goodness is rolling out across Canada! Click the “Read More” button below for a full list of stores carrying Snappy Grains by town and province.

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We want to hear from you! Share your recipes and inspire others to better health!

Have a good recipe? Don’t keep it to yourself! We are encouraging everyone from home cooks to chefs to help us spread the barley love! Send us an email with your photo, the recipe and a snappy photo of your finished recipe, and we’ll feature your masterpiece on our website and social media channels.