Corn steeping water for insect nutrition
is produced during the extraction of starch from corn. It is the liquid fraction in which the maize kernels have been soaked and therefore contains the soluble parts of the maize kernel. The fraction is evaporated and increased to 40 to 50 percent dry matter. The product can be used as a feed ingredient or as part of corn gluten feed. The co-product Corn steeping water contains high levels of phosphorus, sodium and potassium, hence the limited inclusion in the ration.
The product complies with laws and regulations. Mycotoxins, insecticides, pesticides and herbicides are tested according to the GMP+ FSA. The product is non-GMO (according to Regulation (EC) 1829/2003 and 1830/2003).
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Valid from 13 September 2021
Valid from 13 September 2021
Levels are based on averages and stated in grams per kg of dry matter, unless stated otherwise. Changes in product composition are reserved.
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Frequently asked Questions about Corn steeping water
Below are the questions commonly asked about the co-product Corn steeping water for insects, do you have any other questions about the co-product? Then please contact us.
- Is the co-product Corn steeping water suitable for insect feeding?
The co-product Corn steeping water is very suitable as insect food e.g. for mealworms or (soldier) flies. The insect co-product Corn steeping water has the appropriate certification. Are you looking for more co-products? Looop has a wide range of co-products suitable as feed for insects.
- How should you store and preserve the co-product Corn steeping water for insects?
The co-product Corn steeping water is stored in an acid-resistant silo or bunker with agitator, regular stirring is desirable to prevent settling.
- What is the shelf life of the co-product Corn steeping water for insects?
The shelf life of the co-product Corn steeping water for insects is 2 months, provided the silo or bunker is cleaned regularly.
- Is it permitted to feed the co-product Corn steeping water to insects?
The European Union only allows co-products with a GMP+ certification to be fed to insects. These co-products have also been found safe for animal feed. The co-product Corn steeping water for insects has a GMP+ certification which makes the co-product Corn steeping water suitable for feeding insects such as a flies or larva.
- Who can I contact about the co-product Corn steeping water for insects?
Do you have any questions about the co-product Corn steeping water? Or would you like to know more about the different co-products that can be used as insect feed? Get in touch with: Kelly Vermeer. You can reach Kelly by sending an email to firstname.lastname@example.org or by calling +316 23 43 26 41.
- What other co-products are generated during the processing of corn?
Several co-products are generated during the processing of corn. Alongside the co-product of Corn steeping water, the processing of corn also yields Corn-DDGS, Corn energy and Corn feed meal RO. These co-products are highly suitable as insect feed.