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Are modified potato starches vegan?

Modified potato starches is a vegan food ingredient.

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So, what is modified potato starches?

Modified potato starches are a versatile and widely used food ingredient derived from potatoes that have undergone chemical or physical processing to alter their molecular structure. These modified starches are highly functional and can be used in a wide range of food applications, such as thickening, emulsifying, and stabilizing agents. They are also resistant to high temperatures, freeze-thaw cycles, and acidic conditions, making them ideal for use in processed foods. Additionally, modified potato starches can improve the texture, mouthfeel, and overall quality of food products. They are a popular choice for food manufacturers due to their affordability, ease of use, and ability to enhance the performance of other ingredients in a recipe.

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