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.
|Moisture||-||12.5 %||Drying oven (71/393/WEG)|
|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)|
|Crude fibre||6.8 %|
|Crude ash||1.3 %|
|Crude fat||48.0 %|
|Nitrogen-free extracts (NfE)||263.6 g/kg|
|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.
Our corn germs are GMP+ certified and undergo 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 its products and Co-products.