Tapioca starch is extracted from the storage roots of the cassava plant. An excellent grain-free option for pet food as it is a highly digestible carbohydrate and an excellent source of energy. Tapioca Starch contains no added sugars or protein. The shape, texture and density of the kibble depend on the starch content. In wet pet food it is often used to provide a specific texture, as mouthfeel and structure help the palatability. Tapioca contains a small amount of resistant starch, which has benefits that can be compared to fiber when supporting digestive health. Finally, tapioca in pet food can be beneficial for pets experiencing allergies and sensitivities. Both native- and extruded tapioca starch are available.
• Animal feed
• Pet food
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.