Renewable energy since 1855

The history of Vestkorn goes back to 1855, long before anyone of us were born. Businessmen from Stavanger wanted to build a mill and needed power. They found what they were looking for in Tau, and a mill driven by direct water-power was established. Since that time, in 162 years, the renewable energy has been…

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.…

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…