Target markets

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

Spent grain as cattle feed aka ‘Brew to Moo’

Spent grain as cattle feed aka ‘Brew to Moo’

Traditionally, BSG is mainly used as cattle feed. It should be considered as a lower cost, rich in protein, lipids and fiber supplement, not a complete feed replacement. How does it taste? Majority of the sweetness of beer has been drained and rinsed from the grain, […]

Chemical composition of spent grains

Chemical composition of spent grains

The main components of Brewer’s spent grains are cellulose, hemicellulose, i.e. arabinoxylan, lignin, protein, lipids, and low molecular weight phenolic compounds Image credit New Food Magazine

Spent grains nutritional overview – rich in protein, fiber, phenolic compounds, vitamins and more

Spent grains nutritional overview – rich in protein, fiber, phenolic compounds, vitamins and more

Brewer’s spent grains (BSG) contains more than half the daily recommended dietary fiber (62%!), complete plant protein, and medium-chain fatty acids: is a lignocellulosic material rich in protein and fiber (cellulose, arabinoxylan and lignin) accounting for approximately 20 and 70% respectively is reported to contain vitamins […]

Spent grains as hog/pig feed

Spent grains as hog/pig feed

Based on our research, while spent grains are being fed to hogs (domestic pig that weighs more than 120 lbs. (54 kilograms)), according to this article in Grit, the effects of spent grain consumption as hog feed are not quite as impressive. In hogs, increased […]

Spent grains as Human grade food

Spent grains as Human grade food

Brewer’s spent grains (BSG) is considered an ideal ingredient for human food because of being readily available, low-cost, and rich in nutrients. It can be added to foodstuffs, such as bread, biscuits, muffins, and snacks, that need to improve their fiber and protein content while […]

Drying Spent Grains at Home

Drying Spent Grains at Home

There are a number of ways to prepare spent grain for storage at home: Freezing – Tossing it into the freezer is the safest, easiest way to store grain. It takes no effort to put into storage, but it has the drawback of being a frozen […]