A short history of starch manufacture – From Ancient Egyptian glue to pea starch concentrate

The birth of starch – A “sticky” start in Ancient Egypt to stiff fabrics in the Middle Ages From the times of Ancient Egypt to 21st century society, the starch industry has seen on-going growth and innovation. The early history of starch manufacture is difficult to determine but the use of “starchy” adhesives were recorded…

Why is fibre important?

If we look at the definition given by famous MayoClinic, dietary fiber includes the parts of plant foods body can’t digest or absorb. Fibre passes relatively intact through stomach, small intestine and colon and out of body. Insoluble fibre promotes the movement of material through digestive system and increases stool bulk.

Increase your profit: Replace potato- with Vestkorn pea starch

Potato flakes/starch can be fully or partly replaced by Vestkorn pea starch concentrate without changing the final quality of the petfood. The cost saving is however likely to be considerable. Vestkorn pea starch concentrate is a high quality pea flour with up to 70% starch and 13% protein. It is 100% Natural, low in ANF, highly…

Difference between concentrates and isolates

Both Natural and Organic are segments showing growth. But was is natural and organic when it comes to pea ingredients? Is a pea protein isolate or a pea starch isolate made by the use of chemicals like Anti foaming agents, Nitric acid, Sodium hydroxide or Sodium bisulphite natural? And can an organic rawmaterial end up…

Truly organic

Vestkorn is certified organic and offers you truly organic products. In addition to the organic rawmaterial itself, all processing technologies at Vestkorn are 100% Natural. No enzymes or chemicals are used in the production. No preservatives, coloring, taste enhancer or anything else are ever added to the products. Vestkorn can offer you truly organic products.…