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…

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…

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…