The proximate analysis of wheat flour carbohydrates. I.—Methods and Scheme of Analysis

Authors

  • J. R. Fraser,

    1. Ministry of Agriculture, Fisheries & Food Research Establishment′ Aberdeen and Government Chemists′ Dept. Clement′s Inn Passage London
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  • M. Brandon-Bravo,

    1. Ministry of Agriculture, Fisheries & Food Research Establishment′ Aberdeen and Government Chemists′ Dept. Clement′s Inn Passage London
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  • D. C. Holmes

    1. Ministry of Agriculture, Fisheries & Food Research Establishment′ Aberdeen and Government Chemists′ Dept. Clement′s Inn Passage London
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Abstract

Methods are given for the determination of the four main classes of carbohydrate in wheat flour, viz., starch, pentosan, sugars and cellulosic material. The sum of the individual classes so found agrees closely with the figures obtained as ‘carbohydrate by difference’.

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