Maize-Germ

A by-product of the dry milling of maize, Maize Germ is the dried germs from maize. As an endosperm of maize grain, it is a yellow colored seed, pleasantly nutty in taste and rich in oil. It is mainly used for extraction of maize oil and manufacturing of feed supplement.


The life of Maize germ depends on its moisture content. For oil extraction, it is economical at 12% or less, to avoid formation of fatty acids. Forlengthy storage it should be dried upto 6%, However, a lengthy storage might lead to a drop in oil yield.


Other than extraction of oil, the product is widely used as-

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      • Cattle feed
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      • Poultry feed
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      • Saw feed
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