Proti-GERM™ Defatted Wheat Germ DTC-CS
Product Code: DWGERMDTC-CS

Introduction
Defatted wheat germ is the ideal ingredient for grain-based food products. Natural and nutritious, it enhances the flavor and texture of hundreds of applications. Our wheat germ line is processed to retain the natural nutritional and flavor characteristics of fresh, high quality wheat germ. The functional qualities of each include improving the stability, texture, nutritional value and flavor of processed foods and consumer goods of all kinds. Each is high in protein and fiber and is virtually fat-free. The "cold-process" method of fat extraction maintains all of the product's natural nutrition and flavor characteristics. The result is a product with an excellent nutritional profile and enhanced shelf stability.

Benefits
This standard designer germ is processed to retain the natural nutritional and flavor characteristics of fresh, high quality wheat germ. The functional qualities of each include improving the stability, texture, nutritional value and flavor of processed foods and consumer goods of all kinds. Each is high in protein and fiber and is virtually fat free. Defatted Wheat Germ DTC-CS is toasted with corn syrup solids to obtain a rich medium color. The product is granular in appearance and possesses a toasty, mocha-like flavor.

Quality Assurance
The cold process method of fat extraction maintains all of the product's natural nutrition and flavor characteristics. The result is a product with an excellent nutritional profile and enhanced shelf stability. Quality control and monitoring technigues include:
a. Ongoing HACCP programs
b. Continuous statistical process control programs
c. Strict inbound raw materials evaluation and testing programs
d. Mid-stream cross-check programs.

Applications
There are almost as many reasons for using defatted wheat germ as there are products to use it in. Toasted wheat germ has a naturally nutty taste making it an excellent flavor enhancer. This fresh quality wheat germ is defatted using the cold process extraction method. This special method retains the natural nutritional and flavor characteristics of the wheat germ and enhances product stability. Specific applications: breads, muffins, cakes, cookies, bagels, donuts.

Packaging
50 lb. & 25 kg. Net weight in multi-wall kraft paper bags.

Characteristics
Proti-GERM™ Defatted Wheat Germ DTC-CS is prepared by toasting defatted wheat germ with corn syrup solids to obtain a rich, medium brown color. This product is granular in appearance and possesses a toasty mocha-like aroma and flavor.



Revision Date: 09/14/2011