New Food Starches from Penford
Penford Food Ingredients is a global supplier of food starches. It supplies a broad family of dextrin and starches based on potato, tapioca, rice and corn. Penford Food has extended its portfolio of corn starches for existing and new product applications.
One of Penford’s product line extensions entails hydroxypropylated capabilities. These types of starches improve the shelf life, freeze-thaw and cold-storage stability, smooth texture, and clarity of food products such as soups, sauces, and dressings. “Penford’s broad expertise in starch technology and the commitment we’ve made to R&D means we are completely solution-driven,” notes Penford Food Ingredient President John Randall. “Our corn starch extension capabilities apply to multiple segments like coatings, protein, dairy, and for health and wellness products like gluten-free.”
Penford’s corn starch extension capabilities include the following portfolio expansion:
PenBind Waxy Maize 1700 Series. Functional Benefits: Excellent freeze-thaw, acid/pH stability, retort stability, smooth texture, clarity. Recommended Applications: dairy products, soups, sauces, low pH and/or cream fillings, canned foods, frozen foods
PenCling Waxy Maize 700 Series. Functional Benefits: Excellent acid/pH stability, smooth and creamy texture, sheen, clarity. Recommended Applications: dairy products, soups, sauces, low pH and/or cream fillings, canned foods, frozen foods
PenPlus Waxy Maize Pregel Corn Series. Functional Benefits: Instant viscosity, creates smooth texture, clarity. Recommended Applications: dairy foods (yogurts, smoothies/shakes, puddings).
PenCook and PenPlus Unmodified Waxy Maize and Dent Corn Starches. Functional Benefits: Natural viscosifiers, instant and cook-up starches, creates smooth and creamy textures. Recommended Applications: dairy foods, soups, sauces, gluten-free foods, foods marketed to the natural market.
Penford’s staff of senior-level food scientists and state-of-the-art R&D facilities provide food industry clients the resources needed to improve existing offerings and develop new products for a variety of applications across mass market and niche segments.
Penford Food Ingredients Co.