30 07, 2018

Moisture in Flour

Moisture in Flour What is moisture in flour? Moisture in flour means the water content of a given flour. In the quality control laboratory of mills and bakeries, routine determination of moistureis a key parameter to satisfy process needs and guarantee the consistency of flour being processed and transformed.1 Moisture content in [...]

30 07, 2018

Ash in Flour

Ash in Flour What is ash in flour? Ash is the mineral or inorganic material in flour. The ash content of any flour is affected primarily by the ash content of the wheat from which it was milled, and its milling extraction rate: the amount of flour obtained from wheat after milling, [...]

10 03, 2017

Farinograph

Farinograph What is a Farinograph? The farinograph is a tool to assess baking qualities and performance of wheat flour doughs. It records the resistance to deformation, or the consistency of dough mixed from flour and water. To millers and bakers, farinographs are essential for: Adjusting dough mixing parameters: absorption, time, pre-hydration ratio [...]

21 06, 2016

Straight Grade Flour

Straight Grade Flour What is Straight Grade Flour? Straight grade flour, or SGF, is the wheat flour produced by a wheat milling run which consists of a gradual milling, sifting and purifying process. In essence, this type of flour is a blend of all flour streams produced at the mill after most [...]

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