Proti-GERM™ Defatted Wheat Germ MTF
Product Code: DWGERMMTF

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 MTF is toasted to a medium brown color and is milled to a flour-like consistency. The flavor is toasty with mild, lingering nut-like taste.

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. 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: batter mixes, flour blends (for breads, pastas, crackers, pretzels, etc.) Filler for meat products, sauces, seasoning carrier, tablet filler.

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

Characteristics
Garuda's Proti-GERM™ Defatted Wheat Germ MTF is toasted to a medium brown color and is milled to a flour-like consistency. The flavor is toasty with a mild, lingering nut-like taste.



Revision Date: 09/14/2011