ColtenÂ® is the protein matter of Maize. It is a yellow granular powder that is characteristically free from rancidity and the fermented odor. Gluten which is present to the extent of about 8-10% consists of water soluble albumins, alkali soluble glutelins, the globulins that are soluble in dilute salt solutions and prolamines which are soluble . Colten consists of about 60-65% protein, 3-4% fat, 35% starch together with fiber and little mineral matter.
ColtenÂ® has two key uses in industry.
It is used in the poultry industry as a feed, since it is a rich source of proteins, amino acids, fat and minerals. It is also used as a protein supplement in cattle Feed.
ColtenÂ® is packed in normal gunny bags at ambient temperature.
Store in a cool, dry place away from sunlight and moisture.