Starch

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STARCH

Starch is a type of carbohydrate which can be found in FLOUR, PASTA, POTATOS, RICE and BREAD

Sugar is also a type of carbohydrate which can be found in FRUITS, DRINKS and SWEET BAKED PRODUCTS

Starch can be used as:

  • Bulking agent - main structure of product, BISCUITS, CAKES and PASTRY
  • Thickening agent - starch is heated and the walls become soft and allow liquid to pass through them slowly and granules can then swell till they burst…

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