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…

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…

Why Vestkorn ingredients in your petfood.

Vestkorn is the biggest producer in Europe of natural concentrates from dry milling of pulses. The privately owned company is also the only one in Europe running this kind of processing plant on a continous basis, 24 hours a day. As every miller knows, contionous operation prepares the ground for the best and most stable…

Vestkorn pea fiber pellet

NEW!! Pea fibre pellets

From January 2015 Vestkorn offers pea fibre in pellets. Vestkorn pea fibre pellets is a 100% Natural product – not processed by the use of chemicals. The ingredient is made out of the hull of cleaned peas. Pelletizing of pea fibre adds several advantages: Increased product safety Cheaper logistics Reduces space needed in your storage facility…

AAFCO: Not allowed to label pea isolates for pea starch and pea protein

AAFCO: Not allowed to label pea isolates for pea starch and pea protein. From 01 January 2015, only the natural pea products made by dry milling and classifying can be labeled pea protein, pea starch and pea fiber respectively. This is great news for the buyers of pet food. With the new rules, the buyers of petfood…