Potato starch is characterized by giving a very transparent high viscosity paste. Depending on the concentration it forms a gel or a paste when cooled.
Potato starch has a very broad area of application as a thickening binding agent, as a texturizer, and as an anti caking agent.
Potato starch is - as standard - a cook up starch, which means it must be heated to be utilized as a thickening, binding agent.
Potato starch has a standard moisture content of 20%, but can also be delivered with moisture contents between 4% and 20%
Potato starch is also available as cold water swelling starch
Characteristics Appearance White powder
Smell and taste Neutral
Packaging Bulk, Big bags or 25 kg multi-layer paper sacks, palletized and shrink wrapped.
Storage Dry and cool. Separated from strong-smelling goods.
Identity Native potato starch is a food article and is declared as starch.
|APPEARANCE||WHITE POWDER||WHITE POWDER|
|SMELL AND TASTE||FLAVOUR LESS||FLAVOUR LESS|
|MOSTURE %||≤ 8||6.13|
|ASH %||≤ 1.0||0.18|
|VISCOSITY. CPS||≥ 1600||1630|