Leading Producer of

Puffed Grains


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Cultivating Health & Sustainability
In Every Grain

Grainwell produces high-quality puffed products for food companies seeking delectable, healthful, innovative, and clean-label grain and legume inclusions for their on-trend product development initiatives and ingredient label optimization projects. All Grainwell products are expertly puffed to capture their purest essence. 

Based in Dyersville, Iowa, Grainwell started as an importer of puffed ancient grains from Europe before quickly pivoting to becoming North America’s premier producer of both ancient and traditional puffed grains.   Today, in the company’s new state-of-the-art production facility, Grainwell offers a diverse selection of tailored puffed grain products. Our puffed products are made from ethically sourced, non-GMO crops, each grain is a testament to our commitment to ethical sourcing and sustainable practices.

Our History

Grainwell Puffed Grains is a dba of Ancient Brands Milling which has been a manufacturer of quality puffed grains in Dyersville, IA since September 2020.  Production that originally began in a modest 20k sf facility transitioned to the current 105k sf state-of-the-art facility in November 2023, enabling expanded capacity, enhanced technology, and the ability to produce a broader spectrum of high-quality grains tailored to our customers’ specifications.

Grainwell Operation


Maximizing Mutual
Organizational Value


100% annual attainment, 95%+ compliance to schedule


Formulation, product attributes,
lead time, pack formats,
MOQs, annual demand


Resourcing and vision to create
new and innovative products

Operational Excellence

A culture of Safety and Quality is the
foundational element for sustained
superior operational excellence

Single Ingredient— Clean Label

Grainwell offers just one thing: pure, puffed whole grains. No extras. No additives. No preservatives. just the natural goodness of perfectly puffed products. Our puffed grains are whole-grain, non-GMO, all-natural, organic if desired, and gluten-free certified upon request, ensuring every bite is as nutritious as it is natural.

Our Process & Capabilities

Wholesome ingredients are only the beginning. The unique Grainwell process uses the natural moisture of the fresh grains in a controlled atmosphere to produce perfectly puffed and consistent grain products. Find out why the Grainwell process creates superior component products.
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Our Pillars

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Our Pillars

Our Certifications


Sustainability is at the heart of the Grainwell process. Our perfectly puffed grains are created in an environment that uses less energy, conserves water, and reduces waste to foster a healthier environment and a sustainable future.

By focusing on eco-friendly agriculture, we aim to make a meaningful impact on environmental sustainability and ensure a better future.

Working Together

It all begins with listening and active engagement. Creating consistent quality products tuned to the exact needs of a product requires collaboration. Our R&D, operations, and engineering teams work with your teams to design, perfect, commercialize and produce grain components that meet or exceed our customers’ quality and consistency specifications.

Grainwell goes beyond supplying products; we collaborate with our customers. Our team works hand-in-hand with you to create customized puffed products tailored to your requirements.

Why Customers Love Us

The North American market is re-discovering ancient and traditional puffed grains – and they LOVE them.
With growing consumer interest in health and sustainability, our all-natural puffed products align with market trends and can enhance the appeal of new on-trend food products.

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What Our Customers Say

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Grainwell’s R&D team works with our product development teams, creating the ideal color, taste, and texture profile from their array of puffed whole grains, driving innovation for new product concepts.

The quality and consistency of Grainwell products are outstanding. They deliver perfectly puffed grains that meet or exceed our specifications and schedules.

Our products are only as good as our ingredients. Grainwell’s puffed whole grains, including organic, non-GMO, gluten-free varieties, enable us to scale predictable production of our puffed grain products.

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