was first registered as a trademark with the US Patent and Trademark office in 1990. This was done to protect and preserve the exceptional qualities of this ancient khorasan wheat variety, for the benefit of all those who are interested in high quality, healthy food.
trademark is a guarantee that the khorasan wheat bearing it is always the original, unmodified, unhybridized and non-GMO variety. KAMUT®
khorasan wheat is also always grown certified organic and meets high purity, nutrition and quality standards.
The word KAMUT, meaning “wheat” in the ancient Egyptian language, was found in An Egyptian Hieroglyphic Dictionary by E. A. Wallis Budge, first published in London by John Murray in 1920. Since this was from a dead language and KAMUT was not a word in common use in other languages, it was possible to register it as a trademark.