Pearl Barley by Rainy Day Foods

Delicious flavor and versatility make it ideal for long-term food storage.

  • Pearled barley is a favorite for cereal and soups.
  • 30 Year Shelf Life


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  • 92 oz, (6) #10 cans - $64.30
  • 44 lb Super Pail bucket - $56.60

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Pearl Barley

This is a barley that has been processed to remove the tough inedible outer hull and then pearled or polished. It is versatile for many recipes. May be cooked and served as a side dish similar to rice. It may also be used to add healthful fiber, chewy texture and nutty flavor to soups, stews, casseroles, salads, pilafs, and fillings. The delicious flavor and versatility make it ideal for long-term food storage.

Shelf Life

  • Properly stored this product may last up to 30 years.
  • Store in cool dark place to maximize shelf life.
  • Bulk products should be repackaged for long term storage.
  • Estimates are based on industry studies from sources deemed reputable. Since Food Assets and Rainy Day Foods has no control over individual storage practices, we disclaim any liability or warranty for particular results.

Packaged in a plant that handles milk, wheat, eggs, soy, and tree nut products.

Ingredients: Pearled barley.

Directions: In medium saucepan with lid bring 3 cups water to a boil. Add 1 cup pearl barley and return to boil. Reduce heat to low, cover and cook 45 minutes or until barley is tender and the liquid is absorbed. Makes about 3-3/4 to 4 cups.

Note: Pearl barley may be cooked ahead and stored for a short time prior to using. Place cooked barley in an airtight container and refrigerate or freeze for up to a week. For best results, bring refrigerated or frozen barley to room temperature before using.

Servings per Container:

#10 can: 88oz. (2495g) 25 servings

#10 case: 150 servings

Bulk: 25 lbs. (11.34kg) 113 servings

6 Gallon Super Pail Bucket: 44 lbs (19.96kg) 200 servings

Pearled Barley Nutrition Facts