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Corn & Maize Starch Powder
We are one of the prominent suppliers of the market offered Corn and Maize Starch. We process this starch from the best quality maize grain at our advanced laboratory by taking utmost hygiene with the help of our experts. It is extensively used in the food products like sauce & soups for thickening. This starch is also used for making corn syrups also. This Maize Starch is available for our wide client base at a competitive price.
- Act as an anti stick agent
- Used in the formulation of bio plastics
- Longer shelf life
|Parameters ||For Industrial Use / Native ||For Food ||For Pharma |
|Description ||Almost White Fine Powder ||Almost White Fone Powder ||Very Fine, White or Slightly Yellowish Powder |
|Identification ||Positive for Starch ||Positive for Starch||Complies with IP |
|% Moisture ||12.0 Max ||12.5 Max ||14.0 Max |
|% Total Ash ||0.25 Max ||0.25 Max ||0.25 Max |
|% Starch Content DB ||98.01 Min. ||98.0 Min ||98.0 Min. |
|% Cold Water Soluble ||0.4 Max. ||0.25 Max. ||0.25 Max. |
|% Petroleum Hydrocarbon Extract ||0.25 Max ||0.25 Max. ||NA |
|Alcoholic Acidity |
(10 gms in 100 ml alcohol)
|NA||Not more than 2ml |
of 0.1 M NaOH
|Not more than 2ml |
of 0.1 M NaOH
|Free Acidity / 100 gm ||40ml of 0.1 N NaOH ||NA||NA |
|% Protein N x 6.25 ||0.6 Max. ||0.6 Max ||NA |
|PH pf 10% Suspension ||4.5 - 7.0 ||4.5 - 6.5 ||4.5 - 6.5 |
|Iron mg/kg ||NA||NA||40.0 Max |
|Arsenic mg/kg ||NA||1.1 Max ||101 Max. |
|Lead mg/kg ||NA||5.0 Max ||NA |
|E.Coli/1gm ||NA||Absent ||Absent|
|Salmonella / 25 gm ||NA||Absent||Absent|
|Oxideizing Substances ||NA||NA ||Absent|
|Fluorescence ||NA ||NA||Absent|
|Viscosity Of 3% paste by |
No. 1 Viscometer at 75oc
|36.0 Min. ||NA||NA|
Packing : In 25 / 50 kg HDPE bags with inner liner of LDPE / 500 / 850 / 1000 kgs Jumbo Bags / 25 kg Kraft Multiply Paper Bags
Shelf Life : 2 Years
Corn & Maize starch, fitfully named as corn flour, is a carbohydrate that gets excerpted from the endosperm of the corn. This white powdered matter is in use for numerous household, culinary and industrial purposes. In the kitchen, Corn & Maize starch is most frequently utilized as the thickening agent for gravies, glazes, sauces, casseroles, pies, soups, and other sweets or desserts.Because Corn & Maize starch is prepared from corn and contains only carbohydrates and no protein it acts as a gluten free product. For this account, Corn & Maize starch is a superior gluten free option for various food stuffs and work as a flour thickener. Be convinced to check the packaging of Corn & Maize starch has not been made in a facility that also processes products of wheat, so as to preclude the prospect of cross contamination.
How is Corn & Maize starch Used?
Corn or Maize starch can be intermingled into room or cool temperature liquids and then heated up to cause a thickening state. Corn & Maize starch is frequently preferable to flour as a thickening agent because the sequent gel is transparent and not opaque. Corn & Maize starch is also comparatively flavorless if compared to flour and gives approximately two times of the thickening power. Corn & Maize starch can be substituted at half the volume of flour in any recipe that calls for flour as a thickening agent.Corn & Maize starch are specially utilized to coat fruit in tarts, pies, and other deserts before the baking process. The thin part of Corn & Maize starch gets combined with the fruit juices and then stiffen as it bakes. This prevents the pies and many other desserts to get a wet or fluid texture.
Corn & Maize starch is additionally used as an anti-caking cause. Chopped cheese is often glazed with a compressed dusting of Corn & Maize starch so as to prevent it from clopping in the package. The Corn & Maize starch also helps in absorbing moisture from steam and prevent a sticky texture to develop. A little quantity of Corn & Maize starch is frequently mixed into the powdery sugar for the aforesaid purpose.
How Does Corn & Maize starch Thicken?
Corn & Maize starch is incorporated of long shackle of starch particles that will untangle and swell if heated in the existence of moisture. This swelling activity, or gelatinization, is what origins the thickening to come about.
How to Stock the Corn & Maize starch
As Corn & Maize starch assimilates moisture, it is caviling to store it in an air-tight container where it will not be exposed to atmospheric humidity. Corn & Maize starch should be stored away from the intense heat. Keep your Corn & Maize starch in a clinched or sealed container. Store the container in a cool and dry place, when stored decently ans safely, Corn & Maize starch will last for long.
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