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PulsePlus Petfoods & Feed

AGT Foods' PulsePlus™ product offering is a diverse portfolio of pulse ingredients, including pulse fibres, pulse proteins, starch and pulse flours and semolinas. Pulse ingredients are fine powdered materials created from the fractions of high-quality peas, lentils and chickpeas, made without the use of processing aids or chemical compounds. Pulse ingredients are food and feed-grade products that offer natural solutions to increase the nutritional value of foods without altering flavour, aroma and colour properties. Pulse ingredients are an important component for food ingredient uses and branded feed products including pet foods and aquaculture.

In addition to its portfolio of nutritious pulse ingredients, AGT Foods features a technical team with the expertise to help manufacturers develop unique diet solutions.

 

PulsePlus™ Fibre

PulsePlus fibre provides nutritional benefits including dietary fibre fortificationlow calorie formulation, and allergen and lactose-free solutions, as well as yield improvement in formulated diets.

PulsePlus™ fibre is a fine powdered material made from the milling of the seed coats of pulse crops. PulsePlus™ fibre is a excellent natural source of fibre that can be used to increase the dietary fibre content of foods without altering flavour, aroma and colour properties.

PulsePlus™ fibre offers quality solutions with excellent water- and fat-binding properties. The viscosity, yield improvement and texturizing properties of PulsePlus™ fibre make it an excellent natural solution for any food formulation.

Proximate analysis of PulsePlus™ Fibre
  Moisture (%) Protein (%) Starch (%) Crude Fibre (%) Calories/100g Colour Natural

Pea Fibre 8020

≤11.0

≥2.0 ≥2.0 ≥40.0 290 Beige Yes
Pea Fibre 5520 ≤13.0 ≥6.0 ≥5.0 ≥23.0 330 Beige

Yes

Lentil Fibre 5520 ≤14.0 ≥7.0 ≥5.0 ≥23.0 310 Beige

Yes

 

PulsePlus™ Starch

PulsePlus™ starch provides nutritional benefits including low calorie formulation and allergen and allergen-free, grain-free and gluten-free solutions, as well as improved binding properties in formulated diets.

PulsePlus™ starch is a fine powdered material made from the milling of dehulled pulses, a natural source of starches. PulsePlus™ starch is a petfood and feed grade ingredient used to increase starch content and improve the binding properties of petfoods and feeds without altering flavour, aroma and colour properties.

PulsePlus™ starch offers quality solutions with excellent heat stability and binding properties. The viscosity, gel formation and texturizing properties of PulsePlus™ starch make it an excellent natural solution for any food formulation.

PulsePlus™ starch is available in Yellow Pea, Lentil, and Faba Bean flour varieties.

Proximate analysis of PulsePlus™ Starch
  Moisture (%) Protein (%) Starch (%) Crude Fibre (%) Calories/100g Colour Natural

Pea Starch

≤10.0

≥12.0 65.0 ≤2.0 400 Pale Yellow Yes
Lentil Starch ≤11.5 ≥12.0 65.0 ≤2.0 400 Pale Yellow

Yes

Faba Bean Starch ≤11.0 ≥14.0 65.0 ≤2.0 400 Light Grey

Yes

 

PulsePlus™ Protein

PulsePlus™ protein provides nutritional benefits including protein fortificationlow calorie formulation, and allergen-free, grain-free and gluten-free solutions, as well as yield improvement in formulated diets.

PulsePlus™ protein is a fine powdered material made from the milling of dehulled pulses, a natural source of protein. PulsePlus™ protein is a petfood and feed grade ingredient used to increase the protein content of diets without altering flavour, aroma and colour properties.

PulsePlus™ protein offers quality solutions with a high-quality amino acid profile. The blending, water absorption and emulsification properties of PulsePlus™ protein make it an excellent natural solution for any diet formulation.

Proximate analysis of PulsePlus™ Protein
  Moisture (%) Protein (%) Starch (%) Crude Fibre (%) Calories/100g Colour Natural

Pea Protein

≤11.0

≥50.0 ≥4.0 ≥2.0 455 Cream/Beige Yes
Lentil Protein ≤11.0 ≥50.0 ≥4.0 ≥2.0 450 Pale Yellow

Yes

Faba Bean Protein ≤11.0 ≥50.0 ≥4.0 ≥2.0 450 Pale Cream/Grey

Yes

 

PulsePlus™ Flours & Semolinas

AGT Food and Ingredients offers a diverse portfolio of PulsePlus™ pulse flours and semolinas which provide nutritional benefits including protein fortificationdietary fibre enrichment and low calorie formulation as well as yield improvement in formulated diets.

PulsePlus™ flour is a fine powdered material made from the dehulled seeds of pulse crops. PulsePlus™ flours are created without the use of any processing aids or chemical compounds. PulsePlus™ flours have unique flavour and colour options, providing unique solutions for petfoods and feeds.

PulsePlus™ flours can be used as a high-protein, high-fibre and low-fat ingredient in petfoods and feeds or as the base for new product development applications. PulsePlus™ flours are increasingly being considered in low glycemic index formulas to promote general health and reduce the risk of illnesses. They are low in fat, high in protein and are an excellent source of both soluble and insoluble fibre, complex carbohydrates, B vitamins and minerals (potassium, phosphorus, calcium, magnesium, copper, iron and zinc).

Proximate analysis of PulsePlus™ Flours & Semolina
  Moisture (%) Protein (%) Crude Fibre (%) Calories/100g Colour Natural

Pea Flour

≤13.0

≥20.0

0.5-20.0

345 Green or Yellow Yes
Lentil Flour ≤13.0 ≥20.0 0.5-20.0 340 Red or Green

Yes

Chickpea Flour ≤13.0 ≥19.0 0.5-10.0 360 Cream/Beige

Yes