Cereal grains and other ingredients

Alicia A. Perdon, Ulla Holopainen-Mantila

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Cereal grains, mainly corn, wheat, rice, and/or oat, are the primary ingredients for breakfast cereals. Sweeteners and flavor are added during processing, while vitamins and minerals are added for fortification. This chapter will discuss these ingredients' characteristics and functionalities that are important for breakfast cereal manufacturing.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationBreakfast Cereals and How They Are Made
Subtitle of host publicationRaw Materials, Processing, and Production
EditorsAlicia A. Perdon, Sylvia L. Schonauer, Kaisa S. Poutanen
Number of pages24
ISBN (Electronic)978-0-12-812044-6
ISBN (Print)978-0-12-812043-9
Publication statusPublished - 14 Jan 2020
MoE publication typeA3 Part of a book or another research book


  • Amaranth
  • Barley
  • Cereal
  • Corn
  • Grain milling
  • Malt extract
  • Maltodextrin
  • Millet
  • Oats
  • Quinoa
  • Rice
  • Rye
  • Sorghum
  • Starch hydrolysis products
  • Sugar
  • Wheat

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