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E1442: Hydroxypropyl di-starch phosphate
Prepared by treating starch with propyleneoxide and phosphoric acid. The resulting starch is more stable against acid, alkaline and starch degrading enzymes. It also provides better colour and shine to products and has very good freeze-thaw properties.
Function & characteristics:
Many food products
Acceptable Daily Intake:
It may slow down the degradation of food in the intestine
None, modified starches can be used by all religious groups, vegans and vegetarians.