Oats

Oats

Oat grains are used for the production of oatmeal "Hercules", oat flour, other kinds of flour and special oat coffee.

Description

Oat grains are used for the production of oatmeal "Hercules", oat flour, other kinds of flour and special oat coffee. The oatmeal porridge is made of the oat as well (its called "the oatmeal"). Oatmeal is used in the baking industry and confectionery industry. Oat grain is used as raw material for the production of animal feed and as a concentrated animal feed. Cut and ground cereals, oat flakes are made from oat grain. It’s a valuable raw material for the pharmaceutical industry, also it works fine in most sports nutrition products, and it’s widely used in folk medicine and homeopathy. The pharmaceutical industry produces alcohol tincture of oats, which is an effective sedative. It is used to obtain oat protein concentrate used in the production of sports nutrition, protein bars, vegetarian products and meat analogues, protein fortification of bakery products, snacks, drinks and milkshakes, instant foods. Oats are one of the most important forage crops. Its grain contains: protein - on average 10.1%, starch - 36.1%, fat - 4.7%, ash - 3.2%, sugar - 2.35%, vitamins B1, B2. Whole oat grain is an indispensable feed for horses, cattle, especially young animals, and poultry. Oatmeal is well absorbed by the animal organism, so it is used for fattening young animals. Oats are also used to make alcoholic beverages. They make oat beer out of it, which has a soft, pleasant taste, which is similar to fine barley varieties, and “kvass” (traditional Russian non-alcoholic drink). Oats are sometimes added in the preparation of vodka. From oats and oat malt put mash.