Wheat bran makes it easy to add important fiber, vitamins and minerals to your shelf-stable cereals, crackers and nutrition bars. Extracted from the outer layer of the wheat berry and then milled to the optimal consistency, it enhances nutrition and provides a nutty, sweet taste consumers love.
Beneficial for adding texture, visual appeal and nutritional density in applications, it's ideal for: Baked goods, hot and RTE cereals, bakery mixes and wheat bran as a standalone product.
Wheat germ is commonly used to enhance both the taste and nutritional profile of a variety of products.The nutritionally rich "heart" of wheat-with 23 nutrients-has more nutrients per ounce than any vegetable or grain. Not only is it loaded with vitamins (especially E), but it also features a sweetly satisfying flavor.
Beneficial for adding texture, visual appeal and nutritional density in applications, it's ideal for: Baked goods, hot and RTE cereals and wheat germ as a stand-alone product (stand-alone germ may require stabilization for packaging).
VITAL WHEAT GLUTEN
Ardent Mills vital wheat gluten is pure, extracted gluten used as an additive to increase key performance features such as processing tolerance and volume. It is versatile enough to incorporate into everything from baking mixes to functional foods.
Wheat Aleurone is an innovative, all-natural ingredient developed to help food manufacturers create healthier whole grain foods that appeal to more consumers. A proprietary method isolates the precious aleurone layer— where most of the desirable whole wheat nutrients are concentrated.
Nutrition scientists have confirmed that isolated aleurone is preferable to full bran because it contains higher levels of almost all the whole wheat nutrients believed to help promote better health:
- Contains 45% dietary fiber
- Concentrated source of essential vitamins, including B6, niacin and E
- Concentrated source of important minerals such as potassium, magnesium, calcium, iron and zinc
- Includes most major antioxidants, and many phytochemicals including tocopherols and tocotrieoals
Rye flakes are flaked from the bran of the rye berry, and are an ideal topical for a variety of European and multigrain breads. Use rye flakes to add visual interest and authenticity to your baked goods.
Similar to cracked wheat, rye chops are made by "cracking" or cutting the whole rye berry into smaller pieces. Rye chops are an ideal particulate for inclusion in a variety of whole and multigrain breads, hot cereals, and other applications.