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20 April 2021

Grainrus launched rye malt production line

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Grainrus has expanded the line of malts "Kursk malt" and launched its own production of rye fermented and unfermented malts in Kostino village, Rybinsky district (Yaroslavl region) at the facilities of Organic Food, LLC owned by Grainrus since December 2020. The design capacity of the rye malt production is up to 6,000 tons per year.

For the first time, the new product was presented to the participants and exhibitors of the specialized exhibition in the industry of production and sale of confectionery and bakery products Modern Bakery Moscow 2021, which was held from 23 till 26 March 2021 in Moscow.

In baking, rye, oat, and buckwheat malts are used to improve the color, taste, and aroma of bread. The crumb gets a brownish color and a characteristic malt aroma and taste. The use of rye malt prolongs the freshness of bread, increases the biological value of the final product. Proportions of the rye malt use in the dough preparation can be up to 10% of the flour weight. Alcohol is released during the interaction of malt with yeast, which makes it possible to use this product in brewing, in the bread and yeast production.

Rye fermented malt has a homogeneous grain mass with a sweet and sour taste similar to the taste of rye bread, and is used in the preparation of such bakery products as Rye bread (black), Borodino bread (black, with coriander), Malt bread, Amateur bread, Riga bread and others. The mass fraction of the extract in dry matter is not less than 84.0. Color index is in values from 10.0-35.0, acidity — 35.0-50.0. Mass fraction of moisture in whole grains is max. 8.0, in ground form — 10.0.

Unfermented rye malt has a homogeneous grain mass with a sweet and sour taste, similar to the taste of rye bread. The mass fraction of the extract in dry matter is not less than 80.0. The color index is in the values of 3.0, and the acidity is in the range of 15.0. Mass fraction of moisture in whole grains is max. 8.0, in ground form — 10.0. The saccharification duration is 25 minutes.

Malt is packed in branded bags of 25 kg and is available for sale in crushed and non-crushed form both at the wholesale price list and at retail in the online store www.malt.ru.

About the manufacturer:

To date, the brand "Kursk malt" produces 19 varieties of barley, wheat, oat, buckwheat, rye malts with a color range from 20 to 1400 units at the production sites in Kursk and Rybinsk. The rye malt is produced at the modern facilities of Organic Food, LLC, which were put into operation in 2018 and have a full cycle of malting. A special production feature is the process ability to produce "targeted" batches of malt with specified properties in color, smell, aroma, taste, color index, extractivity, acidity, and grinding coarseness. The production is equipped with the capability of individual heating of each separate bed, with automatic maintenance of temperature and humidity conditions.

Export supplies of "Kursk malt" products are carried out in 18 countries on 4 continents, which in turn confirms the compliance of the malt quality not only to Russian production standards. "Kursk malt" products are multiple gold and silver medalists of all-Russian and international food quality competitions, such as "Quality Guarantee-2020", "All-Russian brand. Quality mark of the 21st century".

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