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…

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.…

Your answer to high fiber in bread

Fibradan® is a non-gmo gluten-free fiber with properties making it an excellent source of fiber for the baking industry. Fibradan® is a truly 100% Natural fiber made without the use of any processing additives or chemical compounds . The high fiber content is accomplished by a unique cleaning process. Fibradan® has a very high content of dietary fibers, about…

AAFCO pulse definitions

2016: Here is an overview from the AAFCO meeting; 60.113, 114, 115, 116 Pulse Definitions including Lentil language 60.113 Pulse fiber consists primarily of the outer coverings and/or hull of pulse crops derived from pulse dry milling. Pulse crops include the edible seeds of legumes (excluding oil seeds). Acceptable pulse crops are listed below. The product must…

Vestkorn purchases the pea activities of DLG Ingredients

Vestkorn will take over all the pea activities at DLG Ingredients in Durup. Vestkorn does this in order to extend their position as the leading producer in Europe of protein, starch and fiber of pulse concentrates. By this purchase, Vestkorn extends the product portfolio with the production of split peas and becomes the biggest producer…