Over the past decades, increasingly more consumers prefer to purchase products that do not contain chemical substances on the ingredient label. To align with this trend, food manufacturers are developing and producing 'clean label products' that are comparable or even better than the original versions.
The company is in the business of starch-based ingredients and is looking for expertise to collaborate with for the development of clean label modified starches that are applicable for food manufacturers who would like to develop clean label products. The development of clean label modified starches requires the use of non-chemical processing means such as physical and enzymatic treatments.
The company intends to produce modified starches (rice-based) with the following attributes:
The functional property of the modified starches is to maintain product stability under harsh processing conditions such as:
For the creamery industry, a product of such nature can potentially replace xanthan gum.
The company would like to seek technical expertise for the development of clean label modified starches for the creamery industry.
Chemical modification of starches