PAVAFIB (Maize Fibre)

Maize Bran or Corn fibre is produced by corn wet-milling. Along with the corn fibers, portions of the protein, oil, and Starch from corn are separated with the Starch from corn are separated with the fibre stream. Corn fibre is composed of approximately 12-25% starch, 10-13% protein, 33-42% hemicelluloses 15-18% cellulose 3-6% oil, and 1-2% other components, a corn fibre stream coming from dewatering presses contains about 30 to about 50% solids. Rich in nutrients it forms a major ingredient for cattle feed. It has been know to help in increasing the milk yield. However due to concerns of commodity is made available corn fibre is being used as a feedstock for the manufacture of Ethanol.

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