Sorghum also called great millet, durra, jowari or milo is the world’s fifth most important cereal after rice, wheat, maize and barely. The grain is small ranging from 2 to 4 mm in diameter.
There are various types of sorghum including red, orange, bronze, tan, white, and black colored sorghum. Red, orange or bronze sorghum is traditionally grown and is used in all segments of the sorghum industry. Tan, cream and white colored sorghum varieties are typically made into flour for the food industry, while black and burgundy varieties contain beneficial antioxidant properties and are utilized in other food applications.