The market demand for modified starches

Native starches are applied in the food, paper and corrugating, pharmaceutical and technical industries primarily for their viscosity, gel forming and gluing properties that they develop once they are cooked.

The increasing consumption of convenience and processed food is driving the food ingredients market. Texture is here the key parameter for the acceptability of food by consumers. Because of its textural properties starch is extensively used in food products for its functionality as thickener, stabiliser, binder and emulsifier.

December 12th, 2016|Uncategorised|Comments Off on The market demand for modified starches

About the Author:

Dr Michael Radeloff is a carbohydrate chemist from Hamburg University. He held several international management positions in the starch industry in R&D, Product Development and Marketing. Michael is the owner of Thales-Consult Berlin, a long established consultancy specialised in renewable agricultural raw materials, their derivatives and applications. The consultancy services are addressing client product development strategies, are analysing market opportunities, provide technical product application assessments and develop in-house customer training programmes.

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