Canadian Mustard Fact Sheet #4
Yellow Mustard Bran and Mucilage
About 20% of Yellow mustard seed composition is the bran (seed coat). Learn more about the unique functional properties of mustard bran as a stabilizer and emulsifier; extraction and structure; mucilage as a food hydrocolloid; non-food applications.
Fractionation of the mustard seed into bran (seed coat), protein, oil and carbohydrate components present opportunities to explore the unique properties of each component.