All posts for the month July, 2016

Textured soy protein (tsp) part ii

As you read in part 1 of this blog, we discussed the current desire to eat healthier which has resulted in an increased demand for textured soy protein (TSP) as a protein replacement due to its affordability and ability to blend well. In part 2, we will discuss what items you need to produce TSP […]

Textured soy protein (tsp) part 1

The current desire to eat healthier has increased the demand for textured soy protein (TSP) as a protein replacement due to its affordability and ability to blend well. There are many ways TSP can be used, but the two most common uses of TSP are: meat extender and meat replacement. A meat extender is typically […]

Milling and dust

Dust generated by a mill 2

For smaller mills, and especially mills like hammer mills that runs at high RPM, dust is one of the biggest problems for a milling enterprise. It’s not only a health hazard to those working with the machine and in its surrounds, but it wastes a great deal of product and it may be the cause […]

Why should you store your grain yourself?

A photo showing a farm silo in South Africa

Farm storage has become more popular over the past 20 years in the South African context – where farmers have been putting up more and more of these on-farm storage silos for the following reasons: To become more independent from the large agricultural companies – by being able to take their grain to market at […]