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This is how we make our oat drink

Pardon us if we use technical language for a moment, but we are enthusiastic about our unique manufacturing process! Thanks to the process, we can retain the loose oat fibers (the beta-glucans, as you may know) in our products. In fact, we have a patent on this. We are proud to say with our heads held high.

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During the first stage of the process, we mix oats with water and mill the soft mixture in our milling room.

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In the enzyming tanks, we add natural enzymes that break the oat starch down into smaller components, like maltose (also called malt sugar), which sweetens our products naturally.

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During the separation, we remove bran, that is to say, the loose shells from the oats. That leaves the loose fibers, the beta-glucans. Now we have our oat base, an excellent source of nutrition. It contains macronutrients from the oats, in other words, protein, fat, and carbohydrates.

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We add different ingredients, depending upon the product we are manufacturing. It may be rapeseed oil, calcium and vitamins.

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We heat-treat the products prior to packaging – with UHT or pasteurization – to extend the shelf life.

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Once the product has been heat-treated, the fat droplets are broken down into smaller droplets to make sure all the liquids mix properly.

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Some of our products wind up in small packages, others in large packages. When we fill liter size packages, our machines have the capacity to produce 7,500 – 8,000 packages per hour.