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VITEN® Vital Wheat Gluten

VITEN® Vital Wheat Gluten is a native wheat protein used in milling and baking recipes, pasta and breakfast cereals. Benefits Improved consistency Extended shelf life Features Derived from wheat flour Obtained by non-chemical wet extraction Water-insoluble complex protein Visco-elasticity properties when hydrated

Brand: VITEN (3 products)

Ingredient Name: Wheat Gluten

Functions: Binder

Features: Balanced Nutrition, Cost Effective, Dough Improver, Formulation Performance, High Protein Content, Improved Water Retention, Protein Enrichment, Soy Alternative, Uniform Expansion, Visco-Elasticity

Certifications & Compliance: EFISC, Halal, Kosher

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Knowde-enriched technical product data sheet

Identification & Functionality

Ingredient Name
Food Ingredients Functions
Wheat Gluten
Product Families

Features & Benefits

Applications & Uses


Physical Form
Fine Powder
Typical Properties
ValueUnitsTest Method / Conditions
Heavy Metals Contentapprox. 5mg/kg
Lead Contentapprox. 1mg/kg
Energy Value (calculated on 100 g commercial product)1680kJ (400 kcal)
Physico-Chemical Properties
ValueUnitsTest Method / Conditions
Loss on Dryingmax. 8%-
Protein Content (N X 6.25)min. 83%Dry Basis
Protein Content (N X 5.7)min. 75.7%Dry Basis
Particle Size (Residue on 200 microns)max. 1%-
Microbiological Values
ValueUnitsTest Method / Conditions
ColiformsAbsentper gram-
Total Countmax. 10000per gram-
Yeasts Countmax. 300per gram-
Escherichia coliAbsentper gramPlate count
SalmonellaAbsentper 25g-
Total Moulds Countmax. 300per gram-
Bacillus cereusmax. 100per g
A.S.R.max. 10000per 10g
Staphylococcus aureusAbsentper gram-

Regulatory & Compliance

Certifications & Compliance
Quality Standards

VITEN® Vital Wheat Gluten produced by European locations comply with:

  • Regulation 396/2005/EC (and revisions) of the European Parliament and of the Council on maximum residue levels of pesticides in or on food & feed of plant and animal origin amending Council Directive 91/414/EEC.
  • Commision regulation 1881/2006/EC (and revisions) setting the maximum levels for certain contaminants in foodstuffs.
  • CODEX norm for wheat gluten CODEX STAN 163-1987.
  • U.S GRAS substance 21 CFR, § 184.1322.
  • Current Food Chemical Codex

Packaging & Availability

Packaging Information
  • ROQ Product Code: 611114
  • Article (SKU) Code: 611114656G
  • Package Size & Type: 22.68 kg free film paper bag

Storage & Handling

Shelf Life
5 years
Storage and Handling
  • Minimum durability date of the packaged product : Manufacturing date + 24 months.
  • Shelf life : Manufacturing date + 5 years