Definitions Spent grains are malted barley grains used in the early stages of making beer – like when making tea, the barley grains are steeped in heated water that releases enzymes that breaks down the starch in the grain into sugars. The water (now referred […]
We are food transformers - we divert viable food by-products and transform it into revenue
This is the OUTPUT from our system that will be INPUT to a new market or new use.
e.g., Converted wet/dry BSG into a product for a market that would re-use BSG
Given our spent grains are recovered from craft brewers who use barley to make beer, we wanted to address a few common questions Do our products actually contain alcoholic Beer? No beer is added. Craft brewers prefer to sell the beer they manufacture. When making […]
Given brewer’s spent grain (BSG) is 80-85% moisture level during the grain out process (its like soup), it will take considerable heat to dry it to 10-15% moisture so it would be shelf stable. We started looking at other processes that could use the spent […]
Barley doesn’t get the attention it deserves as one of the healthiest cereal grains. By adding barley to your breakfast in the form of pancakes, waffles, bread or granola, you can ensure regular bowel movements, healthy heart and keep cholesterol, breast cancer, diabetes, gallstones, asthma, […]
Listing of spent grain based recipes – we’d love to hear about your experience about making these recipes ! Spent Grain Baked Falafel Spent Grain Burger Buns Spent Grain and Herb Whole-Wheat Bread Spent Grain Parmesan Cheese Straws Spent Grain Dog Treats, Bread and Waffles […]
Here’s a recipe to make spent grain flour. Let your grain cool completely and then grind it into flour. Use a mill or coffee grinder works well.
We found several bread-making recipes but here are some tips: Bring the spent grains to a boil before adding them to your dough. That kills off yeast spores that would otherwise WAY overproof your bread. Then rinse in cold water, drain, and off you go Spent […]
We’ve wanted to see whether spent grains could be used as filler for building materials. Spent grains as Bricks Today, brick manufacturers are looking to replace polystyrene which provided bricks with enhanced heat-trapping abilities. However, EU restrictions on carbon emissions have made it expensive to incorporate […]