Shoots are the sprouted plant seeds, that have not yet formed green leaves. The dry grains raise under supply of water, oxygen, light and warmth their metabolism and start to germinate. In the grain begin a positiv change of the ingredients. The structure of the carbohydrates will refurb and so they are more easily to digestible, the amino acids will be shift and the proteins get a higher quality, the content of unsaturated fatty acids rises and the minerals and phytochemicals are available. On top of the changes many different flavours are bulid during the germination and the seeds get more aromatic. The sprouted seeds are used for bakery products, pasta, cereals or salads. The seeds belong to different plant familys like the graminaceae, leguminous, clovers and oil seeds contain different ingredients and are spezial compositions.
Sprouting seeds are defined as the germinable seeds of eatable plants. The seeds are used for pulling the sprouts. The seeds are placed in a equipment for germination under warm and humid conditions. Then the seeds start to germinate and the small plants are named sprouting seeds, until they formed their first leaves and feeds on itself.
Ziegler Natur offers a wide selection of sprouting seeds form certified organic farming.