Seed cake

Seed cake

Seed cake is a byproduct of making pressed oil from seeds. When oil is pressed the remaining solids are pressed into cakes. [cite book
chapter=Cooking Oil
title=How Products are Made
author=Rose Secrest
date=January 1, 1994
] Seed cakes are primarily used as food for livestock. [cite book
chapter=Linseed cake
title=Columbia Encyclopedia
] The seed cake of the moringa can be used as a flocculant in water treatment. [cite book
author=Laura S. Meitzner, Martin L. Price
title=Amaranth to Zai Holes: Ideas for Growing Food Under Difficult Conditions


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