What is durum semolina?

Durum semolina is the main product of durum milling. It is courser than traditional flour (used for baking) produced in common wheat milling. Desirable characteristics for semolina include good colour, minimum bran specks, uniform granulation and a high amount of protein. Canada is the global supplier of high quality amber durum wheat. Canadian Western Amber Durum produces a high yield of semolina, with excellent pasta properties.