Native Starches

Maize Starch

Maize Starch


  • It is used in Pharmaceutical Industry as a dusting media for various type of coating as well as binder & amp; filler for capsules & tables.
  • It is widely accepted in the areas of Dry granulation techniques where active ingredient are hygroscopic and is difficult to dry after wet binding.
  • In textile industry to provide stiffness & to add weight to clothes. It is used as a component in finishing agent to glaze and polish sizing thread.
  • Due to its viscosity & opaque paste, used for thickening sauces, gravies, pudding and pie fillings. It has numerous application in baking industry, provides strength to ice cream cones.
  • These products are partly soluble in water and finds several applications in food industry as thickener in Sauces and Soups, gel Former in Puddings, suspension stabilizer, bodying agent in Baking
  • It is consumed as a surface-sizing agent, as a binder, as a paper coating agent to increase the paper strength etc.
  • The purpose of size press application is to improve appearance and erase ability, less ink penetration and form a hard firm surface for writing or printing, to prevent surface fiber picking, and to prepare the sheet for subsequent coating. Modified corn starch is used as an adhesive in pigmented coating for paper and paper board. The primary purpose of coating is to enhance the printability and appearance of the paper.

Maize Starch Powder is available in 50kgs plastic lined HDPE woven bag.


Appearance White Powder
Moisture % 13 to 14
Ash % 0.15 to 0.30
Soluble 0.3 to 0.5
pH of 10% solution 5 to 7
Acidity for 5gms using NaOH 1.00 ml
Mesh size-pass through 100 Mesh % 99.80
Pass through 200 Mesh 97.00%
Protein % 0.4 to 0.5
Fibres 0.05 to 0.10
Iron ppm 30 - 40