Starches

Starches are complex carbohydrates since they are made up of long chains of sugar molecules. Starches are used in many food and non-food applications. In food, starches are mainly used to improve the nutritional and sensory quality of our everyday food products.

Native Wheat Starch

What is it? Native wheat starch is a plant-based ingredient used in food, which is obtained from wheat. It is a white to off-white powder with a neutral odour and taste. It has an energy value of...
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Native Potato Starch

What is it? Native potato starch is a plant-based ingredient obtained from potatoes and used in food,. It is a carbohydrate extracted from potatoes. It is extracted from high starch content variet...
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Native Maize Starch

What is it? Native maize starch is a plant-based ingredient used in food, which is obtained from maize. It belongs to the carbohydrates family. This native starch is a white or cream-coloured, fin...
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Modified Starches

What is it? Modified starches are plant-based ingredients/additives used in food, derived from cereals (maize and wheat) and tubers (potatoes). They belong to the Carbohydrates family. They are us...
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