Rice Flours and Rice Bran
PGP International offers a wide variety of Rice Flours, Rice Meals and Rice Bran. Our flours and meals are made from different varieties of rice and are available in a wide range of different particle sizes. Our capabilities range from very coarse particle size to very fine.
We produce a wide range of gluten-free rice flours, rice meals and rice bran for our domestic and international markets. Our product line also includes organic rice flours and rice meals, which are organic certified through Quality Assurance International (QAI).
Our products are designed for use in applications such as bakery mixes, cereals and energy and nutritional bars. They can be made from different rice varieties and produced in different particle sizes, from very fine to very coarse.
We’re certified by the Gluten Free Certification Organisation (GFCO) and our gluten-free products contain less than or equal to 10 ppm gluten, which is half the stringent FDA standards. Our facility also undergoes strict third party audits to ensure that our processing, sanitation and storage conditions are gluten-free.
Rice Flours and Rice Meals
We produce high quality rice flours and meals for a variety of applications. Our medium grain rice flours and rice meals are made exclusively from California medium grain white and brown rice. We also produce specialty flours from glutinous rice and long grain rice. Our rice flours and meals are available in organic versions.
These products are made from different varieties of rice and are available in different particle sizes – from very fine (95% pass through a US 325 mesh screen 43 micron opening) to very coarse (US 16 mesh screen, 1190 micron opening).
Rice flours and meals are:
- Easy to cook and ideal for breads, bakery foods and traditional rice crackers
- Gluten-free – GFCO, less than 10 ppm
- Non GMO
- Able to provide very specific functionality based on the amylose to amylopectin starch composition ratio
Rice Flour Premixes (Cake Mix) for Japan
We have been a major exporter of rice flour premixes to Japan since the 1980s and we’re currently the biggest US exporter of rice flour blends to the country.
We blend high quality Mochi or Uruchi rice flour with sugar or modified starch to make our premixes. Our rice flours are made exclusively with California medium grain and glutinous rice varieties. Premixes can be used in a range of traditional Japanese applications, such as Wagashi, Senbei, Arare, Kashiwa Mochi, and Kiri Mochi.
All our premixes are made from non GMO rice and have been designed to meet the rigorous quality standards, rules and regulations set by MHLW in Japan.
Our stabilised rice bran products are ideal for the baked goods, cereal and health bar sectors. They are all natural, hypoallergenic, high in dietary fibre and minerals, and rich in antioxidants.
They can be used in a wide range of products, such as:
- Hot and cold breakfast cereals
- Baked or extruded snacks,
- Baking mixes
- Breads and other bakery products
- Batters and breadings
- Vitamin concentrates
- Health and natural foods