Versatile potato starch: a reliable alternative for grain-based starches with diverse applications.
Potato starch has long been used as an alternative to grain-based starches like wheat or corn starch. Although not as suitable as either of those for leavened foods, it is well suited to a variety of other end-uses. Potato starch is particularly valuable in frozen food formulation, as it maintains a stable consistency during freezing and reheating. In addition to its use in products for people with gluten sensitivities, is a popular alternative to wheat flour in Kosher foods.
When used as a grain flour substitute, its pristine white color ensures there’s no change in the visual aspect of the food. Additionally, its neutral taste doesn’t interfere with the original flavor profile during reformulation.
Potato starch is one of several starches that North Central provides, including: