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Atmit

  • Atmit, an Ethiopian porridge mixture based on a centuries-old recipe, is a nutritious blend of oat flour, powdered milk, sugar, salt and supplemental vitamins and minerals. The mixture, verified by Brigham Young University nutritionists, helps children and the elderly who are so malnourished that they cannot digest whole grains and food made with coarse flour.
  • In 2003, the Church sent its first shipment of Atmit to Ethiopia to help relieve the starvation that 12 million people were facing. The first shipment comprised 80,000 pounds of the mixture.
  • Atmit continues to be produced in Salt Lake City at Welfare Square and distributed to people suffering from starvation in various parts of the world.

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