Phosphated distarch phosphate are a group of ingredients produced by chemicaly treating starch with a phosphorylating agent and phosphoric acid.
Chemical Structure and Properties
Phosphated distarch phosphate has increased stability at high and low temperatures than a regular starch. It is also more resistant against acid. It is more resistent to digestion.
Functionality in Food
Phosphated distarch phosphate is used as a thickening agent but can also be used as a fiber.
Phosphated distarch phosphate is used in many applications.
In September 2010, the EFSA has published that the use of phosphated distarch phosphat as a fiber is safe. Click here for the full EFSA opinion.
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