How much gluten do you accept in your pea protein?

Are you happy with an analysis verifying below 20ppm gluten in your pea- and faba protein? We think you shouldn´t. If you want to secure the food you produce is gluten-free in every bite, you better look beyond the analysis. If a representative sample says <20ppm gluten, it may well be that some of the…

Vestkorn off-grade from cleaner

Do you want this in your pea protein?

Peas and beans are typically rotation crops. And most farmers growing legumes also grow grains. Further much of the same equipments, storage and system of transportation are used. Therefore one should always expect to have a certain amount of contamination of grains, as well as other impurities, when buying legumes from a farmer. #Vestkorn has…

Vestkorn expands order & logistics team

Vestkorn is pleased to announce the appointment of Sunniva Tuntland as a new member in our order and logistics team. Sunniva joins Vestkorn with her experience as transportation manager for Svipp Transport.  Speaking of her appointment, Sunniva commented: “I have for a long time wanted to work with international logistics and sees this job in…

LOW SALT textured peaprotein – healthier, easier to use and more sustainable!

Vestkorn uses our natural pea protein concentrate as the basis when producing textured pea protein: Pulsetex®. Our protein contains no salt as it is naturally produced without the use of chemicals, implying very low level of salt in all our textured proteins. This makes the textured proteins from Vestkorn both healthier and easier to use…

Happy Birthday Norway!

It is a long tradition in Norway to celebrate the constitution-day 17.May. Unlike many other countries this is not celebrated by a military parade, but by a parade in every city and village of children celebrating our freedom. This year it is different. There are no happy children in the streets, singing and celebrating. Yet…

Vestkorn appoints Marketing & Innovation Manager

Vestkorn is pleased to announce the appointment of Gunn Elin Hodne South to the position of Marketing & Innovation Manager, reporting to CCO Marius Spiten-Nysæter. Vestkorn´s ambition is to strengthen its commercial focus and to become even more market oriented towards the food industry. The new position will focus on customer needs throughout the business…

LOW SALT TEXTURED FABA PROTEIN

Remove the Sodium / salt issue from your product! Many textured plant proteins are high in Sodium. This gives you a challenge when formulating, and can be a major concern for many consumers, limiting your potential. Vestkorn textured faba protein – Pulsetex® is practically without Sodium. It is not produced by the use of chemicals…

The longest and deepest undersea tunnel in the world opened today!

Today the undersea tunnel “Ryfylketunnelen” connecting Stavanger and Tau was opened. For decades a ferry has been necessary traveling to our plant from Stavanger. This tunnel decreases travel time and simplify logistics to and from Vestkorn and is highly appreciated. We look forward welcoming you to our plant through the new road! https://www.nrk.no/rogaland/verdens-lengste-undersjoiske-tunnel-apner-1.14840546