Banana starch

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Banana starch


A high quality starch obtained from plaintain banana (Musa x paradisiaca). Banana starch grains are lenticular in shape and a little smaller than potato starch. It forms a starch paste similar to corn starch.

Other Properties

Starch content is about 25%; Granule size is 5-70 microns

Gelatination temperature = 77.6°C

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Sources Checked for Data in Record

  • External source or communication Comment: L. A. Bello-Pérez et al, Morphological and Molecular Studies of Banana Starch, Food Science and Technology International, Vol. 11, No. 5, 367-372 (2005).

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