Starch, being one of the products of photosynthesis, is widely spread in nature. For plants, it is a supply of nutrients and is contained mainly in fruits, seeds and tubers. The cereals grain is the most rich in starch: rice (up to 86%), wheat (up to 75%), corn (up to 72%), and potato tubers (up to 24%).
In the world, starch is most commonly used in the pulp and paper industry, amounting to millions of metric tons per year.
In the food industry, starch is used to produce glucose, molasses, ethanol, in the textile industry – for the processing of fabrics, in paper – as a filler. In addition, starch is a part of sausages, mayonnaise, ketchup and other products.
Modified starch is the main component of the wallpaper glue.
It is used in the pharmaceutical industry as a filler of tableted forms of medicines, some medicinal capsules.
Our company offers wholesale of corn and potato starch.