Cornsteep (maize steep liquor)
Various products are produced in the extraction of starch from maize. One of these is a liquid fraction in which the corn kernels have been soaked. This fraction is called maize steep water. This contains the soluble parts of the corn kernel. This fraction is evaporated to obtain a higher dry matter. The protein quality is fine as the temperature treatment is mild. The producer has consciously invested in this, which is partly why it is marketed under the brand name Cornsteep. The main stream is sold in the fermentation industry, which places high demands on the quality of the product. In short, Cornsteep is a product with a high protein content and a consistent quality.