1. Flour made from wheat grown in the hot months of summer is soft wheat containing only 4% to 9% gluten. 2. Kansas produces enough wheat each year to bake 36 billion loaves of bread and enough to feed over Six billion people, for about 2 weeks. 3. Only 6% of the salt used in the U.S. is used in food; another 17% is used for de-icing streets and highways in the winter months.