Animal- and plant based proteins as well as protein hydrolysates are extracted from products like beef, pork, poultry, eggs, marine animals, dairy products or plants. The specialist does not only distinguish between the source of the proteins but also between digested, hydrolysed or not digested proteins. The amino acid that is obtained from hydrolysis or the following treatment is often used in the cosmetics or care industry or in the form of protein powder and protein bars as dietary supplement for athletes.
Proteinhydrolysate like fish-proteinhydrolysate and collagenhydrolysate consists of animal- or plant based proteins. With the help of suitable enzymes the proteins are taken to their pieces: polypeptides, peptides and amino acid.
Protein solutions in their almost unchanged form keep their functional characteristics like gelation, foam formation and water binding capacity. Such protein isolates or protein concentrates often consists of pea protein, potato protein, fish protein, gelatine or dairy products.
Comparable processes for protein processing are used at several branches to create proteins, e. g. at the production of whey protein isolate, the clarifying filtration and concentration of protein solutions, the isoelectrical precipitation via pH adjustment of protein solutions, the purification and concentration of proteins with highest pharmaceutical demands and the protein production at fermenters. The range of application for proteins of any quality is high and there are so many possibilities to process proteins that in most cases the customised solutions are more effective than standardised processes. The system only functions smoothly and efficiently if all components are optimally coordinated. For this purpose, we work closely with our customer.