Superfruits Barley Grass powder is made from fresh, young leaves from barley plantsBarley Grass is harvested at an early stage when the plant prepares to begin producing seeds. This is when the grass has the most nutrients. Barley Grass has lately become an increasingly popular product in juice bars and is an alternative to wheat grass, which is slightly sweeter.Barley began to be cultivated thousands of years ago and was one of the first plants to be grown for human consumption. There is evidence that the ancient Egyptians cultivated barley grass. Due to the interest that existed for wheatgrass, Dr. Yoshihide Hagiwara, a Japanese scientist, began experimenting with Barley Grass in diets.Barley Grass seeds are planted in the fall, and then grow for 4-5 months before the grass is harvested by hand. The grass is grown in fertile soils, free from pesticides and the production is certified organic. Within an hour of the grass harvest, it has air-dried and been pulverized to keep its nutrition. Barley Grass is rich in chlorophyll, the green pigment that plants use to absorb energy from sunlight.Superfruits organic Barley Grass is an ideal way to boost your smoothies or juices with chlorophyll. Try mixing with spinach, strawberries and apple.