The new corn-derived starch can “accept high-quality imprintation, including shapes and letters” in confectionery and gummy applications, ADM says.
Archer Daniels Midland (ADM; Chicago) has expanded its starch ingredient offerings with a new launch for candy and gummy applications. The new ADM Confectionery Moulding Starch allows customers to create products which “accept and hold impressions,” including shapes and letters, according to ADM.
Kris DiTommaso, vice president of ADM’s starch business, tells Nutritional Outlook that the new molding starch is derived from corn, but also includes “a mineral or high-stability vegetable oil” that allows for high-quality imprintation. He adds that the new starch also offers decreased drying times.
“ADM is already a leading provider of starch products for the paper and corrugated cardboard industries, where customers have come to know our high-quality products, our unparalleled supply-chain reach, and our superb customer service,” DiTommaso says, in the launch announcement. “We are excited to offer our confectionery and gummy customers a high-quality molding medium that will be available in non-GMO formulations for their molten and hot candy application needs.”
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