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With more than 85% starch content, Double Bear brand’s tapioca starch is of premium quality. It serves as a good thickening agent and imparts clear translucency and glossiness when incorporated into foods and desserts.

Product specification

Physical and Chemical Properties

Tapioca Starch

Measurement Method

Odor & Flavour

No objectionable odours, characteristic of tapioca

Smell

Appearance

Blend of fine particles,
white colour

Visual

Moisture Content (Max.)

≤13.0%

Moisture Analyzer

pH

4.5-7

pH Meter

Gelatinization Peak Viscosity (Min.)

≥ 700 B.U.

Brabender Viscograph (6%starch)

Particle size, pass 100 mesh (150 um) (Min.)

99.0%

Sieve Shaker

Whiteness (Min.)

95.0%

Whiteness Meter

Sulphur Dioxide (Max.)

30 ppm

Titration

Carbohydrate (Min.)

85.0%

Proximate Analysis

Protein (Min.)

0.3%

Proximate Analysis

Ash (Max.)

3.0%

Proximate Analysis

 

Microbiological Properties

Tapioca Starch

Measurement Method

Total Plate Count (CFU/g) (Max.)

≤ 100,000

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Yeast (CFU/g) (Max.)

≤ 100

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Mold (CFU/g) (Max.)

≤ 100

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