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Wheat Starch

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Starch is a carbohydrate consisting of a large number of glucose units joined together by glycoside bonds. This polysaccharide is produced by all green plants as an energy store. It is the most important carbohydrate in the human diet. Starch occurs in nature in many ways. It is contained in such staple foods as potatoes, wheat, maize (corn), rice, and cassava. Wheat Starch is one starch derived from wheat. It is white free flowing powder, insoluble in fresh water. Taste and flavor is neutral. It is extracted from selected wheats by mechanical action and fresh water. Drying is made maintaining inalterable the product characteristics.


Net 25 KG multiply paper bags.


Parameter Specifications
Moisture (food use)13.0%
Moisture % (paper use)13.5%
pH (20% slurry in neutral water) (food use)5.0-7.0
pH (20% slurry in neutral water) (paper use)5.0-7.5
Ashes0.25% d.s.
Proteins (Nx5.7)0.35% d.s.
Total lipids0.25% d.s.
Sulphur dioxideAbsent
White’s grade (paper use)PHO=93
Bacterial Total Aerobic Caount (UFC/g)10000
Total Coliform100
Escherichia coli (UFC/g)<10
Molds (UFC/g.)500
Yeasts (UFC/g.)100
Staphylococcus Aureus< 10
Salmonella (UFC/125 g.)Absent