Corn Germs

Corn germ is a dried Co-product of the corn wet milling process. It consists principally of the germs, containing the corn oil, which are obtained after the coarse grinding of the corn seeds.

Corn germ has a medium protein level and is an excellent energy source. Furthermore it has good hydration and pelleting qualities.

Specified values

Parameter min. max. Methods
Moisture - 12.5 % Drying oven (71/393/EWG)
Dry substance 87.5 % - Drying oven (71/393/EWG)
Extractable fat 42.0 % - Soxhlet (71/393/EWG)
Crude protein (N x 6.25) - 20.0 % Dumas (ONORM EN ISO 1634-1)

Typical values*

Starch 12.2 %
Crude fibre 6.8 %
Crude ash 1.3 %
Crude fat 48.0 %
Nitrogen-free extracts (NfE) 263.6 g/kg
Calcium 0.4 g/kg
Phosphorus 2.9 g/kg
Magnesium 0.9 g/kg
Potassium 1.3 g/kg
Sodium 0.4 g/kg
Energy values      
Digestible energy pig 18.8 MJ/kg    
Digestible energy poultry 20.3 MJ/kg    

*The stated values are non-binding typical values and underlie fluctuations due to the nature of raw materials and processing.

Quality & Certificates

Our corn gluten meal is GMP+ certified and undergoes a strict monitoring regime to prevent contamination of residues as mycotoxins, GMO, pesticides, heavy metals, pathogens and others.  Jungbunzlauer Austria AG follows a strict Non-GMO policy for all products and Co-products.



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