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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