Bruce, Roma, Qld – Kialla Pure Foods

Bruce, Roma, Qld

Bruce, his wife and young children live some 60km outside of Roma. They’ve been farming organically for about a decade and he cites becoming a father and starting to think about the health of his young family as the turning point that had him convert to organics.

His father bought a farm in the area about 50 years ago, so he grew up here and took over when his father retired. After converting from conventional farming, Bruce introduced other members of the family to organics, and now all 3 family properties are certified organic.

While they primarily farm organic beef cattle on 5000+ hectares, they also set aside about 500 hectares to grow millet, chick peas and wheat for Kialla. It’s a dry land farm, meaning that they don’t irrigate the crop and thus depend entirely on healthy rainfall to grow grain each year.

He hopes that through dropping the chemicals and going organic he is creating a sustainable future in farming for generations to come.

Many farmers are aware of the impacts of chemicals on their own health and want a better future for their families. Bruce considers that chemical farming methods have their ‘use-by-date’ and he says, ‘ for my children – and beyond – I hope that organics is certainly the way for them… I think they’ll benefit out of it well into the future’.

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  • Pernille Berg Larsen, Baking Teacher & Author

    I always get the best result using your Organic Rye flour!

  • Cherie W., Home Baker

    I never make a bad loaf of bread now, since changing over to Kialla flour… I can’t get over the superior quality of your product. I have bought some for everyone in my family.

  • Pauline Mirabelli from Simply Honest Foods

    We’ve found that Kialla popcorn is the best – it pops so much better than other popcorns, and it tastes great. Our kids love it.

  • Mrs Ergül of Mrs Ergül's Delish Treats

    I truly like the transparency and traceability that Kialla Pure Foods offers. I’m actually able to see which farm grew the wheat milled into my 10kg bag of flour. This really sealed the deal for me. And I feel that Kialla sets themselves apart in this sense.

  • Rebecca Laughery, Consumer

    We’ve tried several other pancake mixes but nothing comes close to yours!

  • Lisa, owner & baker at Sweet Tooth Noosa

    Of all the brands of flour I have used Kialla is by far the BEST!

  • Meredith J. Home Baker

    Kialla is the best flour I’ve ever used – and that includes some great US flours. Please keep milling forever!!

  • Jacqui Mead, Consumer

    We’ve been using Kialla’s products for approximately seven years now, making the change to Organic Spelt Flour following the discovery that my son had a wheat and dairy intolerance. I have found that our whole family’s health has improved.

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