Spray Dried Bovine Plasma



 Technical Description of Bovine Plasma Name

Spray Dried Bovine Plasma (Food and Feed Grade)


Product obtained by centrifuging bovine blood from USDA certified slaughterhouses in Protena International’s HACCP certified processing plants. The Plasma is concentrated in an evaporator and dehydrated in a spray dryer which secures the conservation of proteins and their functional qualities.


Bovine Plasma

Sensory Characteristics

Color: Clear beige

Smell: Characteristic

Taste: Slightly salty

Physiochemical and Microbiological Characteristics

Humidity: Max 6%

Total Solids: 94 +/- 1%

Protein: (N * 6.25): 72 +/- 1%

Fat: Max. 1%

pH (10% solution): 8.5-9.5

Solubility: Min. 95%

Salts: <18%

Gel force: (10% sol., 80c * 30m): Firm

Total Mesophilic Count: <100,000 ufc/g

Total Coliform Count: <100 ufc/g

E. coli (/10 g): Absent

Salmonella (/25 g): Absent

Amino-Acid Contents (% of Total Protein Content)

Essential Amino Acids in bold

Alanine: 4.72%                                  Methionine: 1.06%

Argenine: 5.61%                               Phenyalanine: 5.05%

Aspatic Acid: 9.97%                         Proline: 5.47%

Cistine: 3.04%                                   Serine: 7.10%

Glutamic Acid: 13.03%                    Tryptophan: 1.34%

Glicine: 3.75%                                   Threonine: 7.00%

Histidine: 2.83%                               Tyrosine: 2.56%

Isoleucine: 2.96%                             Valine: 6.99%

Leucine: 9.06%                                 Lysine: 8.46%

Presentation and Packaging

Powdered product packaged in 20 kg paper sacks lined with polyethylene.

Ways of Consumption and Potential Consumers

Used as a meat protein complement. Strong water retention properties and excellent emulsifying capacity.

Recommended blend between 1-2% of total mass, depending on formula.

To ensure the quality of the functional properties the final product should be treated with a minimum core temperature of 70-75c for 10-20 min.

Potential consumers: Sausage makers, Industrial bakeries (replacement of egg-white), Pet Food, Animal Feed

Shelf Life

1 year

Storage Conditions

Should preferably be stored in cool and ventilated conditions with temperatures under 30c.

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