Please choose language

Wheat gluten

Protein in demand in food and feed production.

Wheat gluten

High protein content

Due to its nutritional and technical properties, gluten is mainly used in food production and in special feeds, such as aquaculture and pet food. Our customers appreciate the high protein content (> 80 %) as well as the special protein quality and viscoelastic properties of this FSSC22000 (Food Safety Service Certification 22000) certified product.

In the food sector, gluten is used in particular to improve baked goods and as a binding agent.


When the grain is milled at the ethanol plant in Wanze, Belgium, wheat gluten is separated and dried. Over 60,000 tonnes of gluten can be extracted there each year. The product is distributed by BENEO, a subsidiary of Südzucker AG, under the brand name BeneoPro VWG.

Meat alternative

In Wanze, Belgium, the meat alternative BeneoPro W-Tex is also produced on the basis of gluten. The textured wheat protein meets the growing global demand for plant-based proteins and replaces meat, for example in burgers, nuggets or bolognese sauces.


Do you have any questions or comments? Contact

CropEnergies AG
Phone: +49 621 71 41 90-00
Fax: +49 621 71 41 90-04

Contact form