Modified Food Starch

What is Modified Food Starch?

Starch is categorized under carbohydrate and is extracted from agricultural raw material. Starch is renewable, biodegradable, and the most important carbohydrate in the human diet. Modified food starch is a food ingredient made from starch. The modification refers to the changes in its chemical composition.

How is Food starch Modified?

There are many different ways how starch can be modified for use in processed foods. It is often treated with different acids like hydrochloric acid or some bases like lye. It’s also treated with peroxide, esters, oxides or salts for modification. Different treatments and ways …

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