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Is modified waxy maize starch vegan?

Modified waxy maize starch is a vegan food ingredient.

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So, what is modified waxy maize starch?

Modified waxy maize starch is a food ingredient commonly used as a thickener, stabilizer, and emulsifier in a wide range of food products. It is made from the starch of waxy maize, a type of corn that contains high levels of amylopectin, a complex carbohydrate. The modification process alters the starch's physical and chemical properties, improving its functionality and performance. This ingredient is often used in gluten-free products as a replacement for wheat flour, providing similar texture and viscosity. It is also an excellent choice for creating creamy sauces, gravies, and soups, as it can withstand high temperatures and acidic conditions without breaking down.

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