Pea starch is derived from whole peas and is an excellent natural and grain-free option. It is a natural gluten-free carbohydrate, GMO-free, and it is palatable due to the presence of simple sugars. Although very digestible, it is slowly digested providing sustained energy release, and has a low glycemic index (GI). Pea Starch can replace completely or partially cereals, whole peas, potato starch, and all other carbohydrate sources. Both native- and extruded pea starch are available.
Starch has always been the basis for the Meelunie brand. Pea starch is typically used as a water binder a thickener and a stabilizer. These characteristics make this starch suitable as an anti-caking and bulking ingredient, as well as a gluing agent for food products such as:
Starch is important for all of us; people around the world have diets consisting mainly of foods that are high in starch. Similarly, starch has always been the basis for the Meelunie brand. Our starches are used in: Noodles, soups, cakes, cookies, drink mixes, yogurt, dairy products, breading, meat coatings, paper, and much more.
Meelunie is supplier of agricultural ingredients and it offers tapioca starch under its food product category. It is used in food industry applications like bakery products (biscuits), sheeted and extruded snacks, soups, sauces, graves, puddings and pie fillings, pudding powders, and dairy desserts, processed meat, etc. It is also used in various applications in the paper industry. It is a white powder with neutral taste.