Rice Starch

Rice Starch
Conventional
Gluten-free

Native rice starch is a polysaccharide of vegetable origin, it is mainly composed of two polymers: amylopectin and amylose.
Rice starch differs from other types of starch in the contained volume of its granules, which when viewed under a microscope appear multifaceted.
This peculiarity makes rice starch easy to digest, and ideal in the use of childhood nutrition.

Appearance: 
The product is presented as a white flour (powder), insoluble in cold water, with a neutral smell and taste. It has a mild sweet taste, in fact food rice starch is often used in the kitchen to prepare sweets.
Compliance: 
Our rice starch complies with the EU directives currently in force and meets the requirements of current food regulations.
How do you obtain it: 
The production is carried out entirely at our production site, using rice coming mainly from selected suppliers of the European Community. The raw material is initially ground and, subsequently, the starch is extracted with mechanical action and use of water. The drying is carried out keeping the characteristic of the product intact. The process is carried out in the best hygienic conditions without using irradiation and respecting good working practices.
Properties
Moisture
< 14.0 %
Ashes
< 0.6 % d.s.
Protein (N x 6.25)
< 1.0 % d.s.
pH (sol. 20% in distilled water)
6.0 - 7.5
Function: 
  • Thickener and stabilizer in the food industry 
  • Excipient in the pharmaceutical industry
  • Soothing and softening for children’s skin
Use: 
  • FOOD SECTOR: Ingredient for the preparation of sweet and savory baked products (cake, biscuits, waffles, homogenized, ice cream cones, pizzas and wraps) as the starch allows to improve the characteristics of the dough enhancing the flavors and extending the shelf-life of the finished products; Ingredient of pastry creams, puddings, sauces, sauces for which it mainly acts as a thickener; Starch is also used as an ingredient to achieve the desired characteristics of ready-to-use flour-mixes intended for particular types of applications.
  • PHARMACEUTICAL SECTOR: Production of pills and bacteria culture medium in the fermentation phase.
  • COSMETIC SECTOR: Production of detergents for the well-being of children’s skin; Production of powders and creams for the treatment of red and dry skin.
Packaging: 
  • Bulk in tank
  • Big bag 750 kg 
  • 20 kg paper bag (1000 kg each pallet)
We are able to meet the requests from our customers regarding personalized packaging.

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