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Non-GMO potato starches that offer the functionality, clean taste and texture you need

Benefit from the global reach and expertise of Ingredion—a leading supplier of U.S.A.-made specialty potato starches for food applications. Now you can innovate faster and better than ever to create great-tasting, non-GMO, gluten-free foods. With our deep expertise and full range of potato texturizers, Ingredion brings you a close, reliable supply of potato and other starches and more of the innovation knowhow you need to succeed. Plus, our high-performance potato starches complement a wide portfolio of starches from other botanical sources – so you get all the functionality you need. 

With Ingredion you have starches from potato and other major botanical sources to differentiate your products, including:

  • Broad portfolio of clean label and non-GMO native potato starches (PENPURE starches)
  • Extensive portfolio of non-GMO modified potato starches
  • Differentiated technologies for:
    • Batters and coatings for high-quality crispy products  (PENCRISP® starch, PENNOVO® technology plus a broad range of corn-, rice- and tapioca-based products)
    • Gluten-free baking with the appeal of products that contain gluten, using a comprehensive combined gluten-free systems and blends toolbox (PENTECH systems with PRECISA® Bake GF texture system and range of other corn-, rice-, tapioca-based solutions)
    • Processed and imitation cheese for both quality enhancement and cost optimization with PENNOVO® MD maltodextrin, PENTECH 8500 casein replacement or PENPURE 10 system as anti-caking starches for shredded cheese, plus GEL ‘N’ MELT® starch and PRECISA® starch series

Differentiate your products with great taste, texture and nutrition, including:

  • Replacing egg to save money and retain or enhance quality in bakery (moistness, crumb) and savory (viscosity, appearance) with PENNOVO® systems and PRECISA® Bake 100 system
  • Fat / calorie reduction in bakery
  • Replacing phosphates and retaining juiciness and firm textures in meats and replacing fats in ground meats with PENGEL® starch plus modified corn and tapioca products
  • Fiber enrichment and reducing calories in bakery, snacks and cereals with a potato-based resistant starch supplementing Ingredion’s broad fiber portfolio
  • Replacing gelatin to save money, improve appearance, and achieve kosher and halal certification in confectionery
  • Grain-free pet food solutions for premium products
  • Snack texture for excellent expansion, crispiness
  • Noodles for elastic texture and quick hydration
  • Non-GMO clean label (native potato starches) and modified potato starches
  • Gluten-free at the source
  • Functionality complementary to other starches:
    • Superior gelling properties of potato starch with greater elasticity and clean meltaway
    • Excellent water-holding capacity of large starch granules, allowing for higher viscosity
    • Adds home-style textures for high-quality finished foods aligned with trends
    • High viscosity development for energy savings and product quality
  • Clean-tasting:
    • Low protein and fat lipid content of potato starch means no impact on flavor in formulation
  • Provides a neutral, clear, transparent color for clear-coat fries, fruit preps, and some soups and sauces

When you work with Ingredion in the U.S./Canada market, we're right next door as well as around the world. Our plants and experts are strategically located from east to west and in between to give you fast delivery and service and a new chapter in your sustainability story.

  • Leading supplier of USA-made specialty potato starches for food applications
  • More plants and Ingredion Idea Labs™ innovation centers to serve you:
    • Seven potato plants in the East, Midwest and West 
    • Facilities in New Jersey, Illinois, Colorado, Iowa and Ontario, including a new Ingredion Idea Labs™ innovation center in Englewood, Colorado
  • Global reach working with manufacturers in 100+ countries
  • A good sustainability story: using potato trimmings from potato product manufacturers as raw materials

Enhance your baked goods

Increase volume, replace egg whites and/or egg wash with PENNOVO® 00 bakery enhancer 

Replace gluten

Provide the ideal texture, mouthfeel, look and taste of a full-gluten product with PENTECH® GF gluten-free systems 

Improve nutritional value

Try PENGEL® 8 fat mimetic, a fully hydrated modified potato starch gel, to reduce fat in your meats. 

Create convenience with starches

Achieve functionalities you never thought possible with our broad range of starch solutions.

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