Wheat kernel

 

Endosperm: 83%

Flour is made from the endosperm which  makes up about 83% of the wheat kernel and is composed of starch and protein.

 

 

Bran: 14%

Bran is removed from the kernel and used in animal and poultry feed or combined with the endosperm to produce whole wheat flour.

 

 

Germ: 3%

The germ or embryo is the sprouting portion of the seed. It is separated from the endosperm and sold as a nutritional component for human and animal use.

 

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