SINCE 1953
 

Cotton Seed Cake

   
 
 
 
 
 
   
   
   
   

 

Production, yearly

  about 15.000 tons

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Production method

Pressing of cotton seeds (expeller cotton seed cake).

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Packaging

1) In bulk.

2) In 40-50 kg bags (empty bag dimensions : 1,12m X 0,65m) or alternative packaging upon request of the client.

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Product quality characteristics

oil content %, moisture content %, color.

It is a natural source of protein, it can be used alone in animal diets or in combination with other plant and animal feed protein sources to complete a balanced animal diet. The color should be light golden. The darker the color the worse the quality (it means that more "burned" seeds were included in the seeds that when crushed produced this cake).

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Value range of each product quality characteristic, for our product

1) oil content : 5-6%

2) moisture content : 6-8%

3) Color is not measured but is light golden.

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Quality Characteristics measurement instruments & quality characteristics measured

Dickey-John INSTALAB 610 NIR analyzer (Near Infrared Reflectance Analyzer) for moisture and oil content.

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Possible clients

Companies which sell food for beef and dairy cattle, sheep, goat, companies which produce animal food.

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Established uses

it is rich in proteins and is an excellent and nutritious feed for beef cattle, dairy cattle, sheep, goats, horses and mules

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Established markets, worldwide for these uses

USA, Greece, Malta. Cottonseed feed products (cotton seed cake) have been used as animal feed in the US for over 150 years.

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Remark

Remark I : Samples upon request.

Remark II : Insurance for transport is an additional 0,1% of the value of the transported goods.

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KAFANTARIS - PAPAKOSTAS S.A. 2018