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What is the chemical composition of rice?

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2007-07-19 13:51:58

Rice flour is a finely granulated powder made by grinding and

sifting a long grain variety of rice, unless otherwise specified,

which is hard milled and electronically sorted to insure whiteness.

Chemical Composition Range Average Protein 6.0 – 9.0 % 7.5 % Fat

0.4 – 1.0 % 0.8 % Crude Fiber 0.3 – 1.0 % 0.6 % Ash 0.6 – 0.8 % 0.7

% Moisture 8.5 – 13.0 % 11.0 % Physical Characteristics Appearance

white to creamy white powder, which is relatively free from specks.

Aroma typical rice aroma, free from sour, musty or other

objectionable odors. Flavor bland, typical rice flavor with no

rancid or off flavors. Particle size Thru a 50 sieve 98.0 % min

Thru a 80 sieve 80.0 – 85.0 % Thru a 100 sieve 40.0 – 45.0 %


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