Usage of Cassava Starch
2016-10-24The usage of cassava starch is multifunctional. Such as food,candy,Drugs and cosmetics.
Cassava native starch is widely used in food formulations, such as bakery products, also used in the production of extruded small food and cassava beads. Foods that use Thai tapioca starch include canned food, frozen foods, dry mixes, baked goods, snacks, condiments, soups, sausages, dairy products, meat and fish products and baby food.
Cassava original starch and a variety of modified starch in the production of candy has many uses, such as gelling, thickening, stabilizing the system, enhance the foam, control crystallization, bonding, film, add gloss and so on. Low viscosity tapioca starch is widely used in glazed confections such as jellies and chewing gum. The most commonly used is acid-hydrolyzed starch, because it has excellent reversibility and gelling ability, in the case of sugar when these characteristics are more significant. Dry starch is used as a release agent in the manufacture of confectionery. Starch-based sugar to achieve the production of sugar-free chewing gum.
Drugs and cosmetics
Cassava native starch and modified starch are used as binders, extenders and disintegrators for tablet manufacture.
Cassava original starch and modified starch can be mixed with petroleum-based or synthetic polymer materials to improve the biodegradability of materials, so that the production cost of such environmentally friendly materials to a minimum.