Vital wheat gluten is the insoluble protein fraction of wheat flour. It stands apart from other plant proteins due to its unique visco-elastic properties
Gluvital® vital wheat gluten is most commonly used in pasta, bakery and flour milling, but is also well suited for snacks and cereals.
Key characteristics include:
- Good source of energy (4kcal/g)
- Highly digestible
- Robust protein content (Protein (Nx5.7) on dry basis: 75% min.)
- Film forming
- Network forming
- Good water-holding capacity
Improves mixing tolerance
Applications and Benefits
Some Cargill products are only approved for use in certain geographies, end uses, and/or at certain usage levels. It is the customer's responsibility to determine, for a particular geography, that (i) the Cargill product, its use and usage levels, (ii) the customer's product and its use, and (iii) any claims made about the customer's product, all comply with applicable laws and regulations.