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Edible Oil - Maize Germ

Germ is one of the ingredients of the maize which is separated in Maize crushing process. Corm Germ is the endosperm of Maize grain; it is a yellow colored seed, pleasantly nutty in taste and rich in oil. It is mainly used for extraction of maize oil and manufacturing of feed supplement.
Maize Germs are used in oil mills to extract oil; Germ usually have 45% to 50% of oil content with low cholesterol level. After extraction of corn oil from the germ, the residue is used in as animal feed.

Technical Data Sheet

# Parameters UOM Limits
1 Appearance Visual Yellow Seed
2 Oil  Min % 45.0
3 Free Fatty Acid  Max % 3.0
4 Moisture  Max % 6.0
5 Fibre   Max % 6.0


  1. It contains very low cholesterol & preferred as a very good cooking medium in most households.
  2. High purity of germs are suitable for oil expression technology.
  3. It is organic in nature.
  4. It is free from rancidity.


  1. Oil extraction industry
  2. Animal Nutrition