Wet vs dry. Understanding the difference between the two rice flour milling methods

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    Publisher Milling & Grain
    Year of publication 2022 June

    Medium Digital

    Cereal processes > Rice milling


    Scope & contentBy Maxtex, Thailand

    Producing Rice Flour through wet milling & dry milling are two of the most commonly used techniques, with the processing of the grain commonly divided into these two categories. This article also touches on semi-drying milling, but the main focus is to explore & compare the two most common techniques.

    To understand the difference between the two, and the challenges that are involved in the milling process, an understanding of the basics is a good place to start.

    Read more about:
    What is rice flour milling?
    The difference between wet & dry
    The science of wet & dry milling
    Rice materials
    Dry-milling process
    Chemical Compositions of Milled Rice
    Effects of milling on physicochemical properties


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