Lupins For Human Consumption

 

Lupin Flour Lupin Bran Lupin Splits Lupin Meal

 

Lupin Flour

 Lupinus Angustifolius, better known as the Australian Sweet Lupin, has some unique health benefits when used as food.  Research into the nutritional and processing properties of this high protein and high fibre legume suggests that it can be used as a substitute for soybeans in tempe, miso, and tofu.  It also has an application for inclusion in bread, noodles, biscuits, crisps, milk and protein concentrates.

Lupins are an excellent source of bio-active compounds such as phytoestrogens and phytosterols.  Both as associated with protection against cancer and reducing blood cholestrol levels. 

Potential food applications include:

  • high protein or energy drinks
  • lupin based fermented food
  • baked breads, cakes, and biscuits
  • vegetarian meat substitutes
  • whipped products, fillings and glazes
  • ice cream, mayonaise and dressings
  • noodles and pasta products
  • food rich in functional compounds such as isoflavones and carotenoids
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Health Benefits

  • gluten free
  • low GI
  • high in fibre (28%)
  • high in soluble fibre
  • very high in protein (38-42%)
  • high in antioxidants
  • high in phyto-sterols (assists with lowering cholestrol)
  • less than 1% starch
  • non GMO

 

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Lupin Bran

 

Lupin bran is manufactured from the hull of the Australian Sweet Lupin seed.  The bran has numerous functional food properties particularly for increasing fibre content when added to foods.  Lupin bran is a natural food ingredient that can add value to food distributors and manufacturers, where the customers will benefit from the nutritional value.  It is beige cream in colour and has neutral to slightly nutty flavour. 

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 Lupin Kernel Splits

 Lupin kernel splits are used in the human consumption market and can be included into many different foods.  It can be made into tempeh.

 

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Lupin Meal

Lupin kernel meal has numerous health benefits and more and more research is showing that lupin products is now included in human consumption foods.

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  • gluten free
  • low GI
  • High in soluble fibre
  • very high in protein
  • high in antioxidants
  • high in phyto sterois (assists with lowering cholestrol)
  • less than 1% starch
  • high in minerals
  • NON- GMO

 

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