Vestkorn at FI Europe CONNECT, 23 November – 4 December

FI Europe is an important arena for the food and beverage industry to meet up with customers, potential customers, gain more insight about market trends and to see what’s new developments in the food sector. Global health & safety measures and travel restrictions due to Covid-19 has transformed this year’s exhibition and conference to an…

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…

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…

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…

Protein pancakes

Vestkorn Pea Protein and Faba protein both fit well if you want to increase the protein level in pancakes and waffles while keeping the great taste. If you want to make the waffles crispy as well, Vestkorn pea starch is a perfect fit. Vestkorn pea starch is gluten-free, and Halal and Kosher certified. Want to…

Dry pet food extrusion

Extrusion is widely used in manufacturing industry (food/feed, plastic, etc.) to produce different shapes, all regards to what customer wants. Food extrusion system is much more complexed compared to plastic extrusion system. A simple reason to that is a number of ingredients used for forming an extruded product, known as pellets or kibbles so predicting…

Sales of “Natural” pet food continue to show healthy growth

Natural foods are good for you and your pet The market research company GfK, reported in 2016 that the US market for “natural” pet food was worth around $7.5 billion (equivalent to 58% of the “speciality” pet food sector), with grain-free worth around $3.9 billion. (Natural and grain-free pet food: Serious contenders. http://www.gfk.com/insights/press-release/natural-and-grain-free-pet-food-serious-contenders/ ) In…