Used generally for texturizing and thickening, native starch is derived from sources such as maize, waxy maize, high amylose maize, wheat, tapioca and potato.
Native starch is insoluble in cold water and swells to different degrees, depending on temperature. Native starch has thickening, gelling, moisture retention and anti-staling properties.
Functionality of native starches
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