Potatostarch and potatoflakes varies a lot both in quality and pricing. Vestkorn Pea Starch concentrate is the opposite. Both the functionality and the pricing are stable. For many years it has been very profitable to replace or reduce the usage of potatostarch/flakes. In 2019 it has been particularly profitable to use Vestkorn peastarch compared to potato. If you want a unique pulse binder, Vestkorn Faba Starch can be an interesting alternative as well.
Potato flakes/starch can be fully or partly replaced by Vestkorn Pea Starch concentrate without changing the final quality of the petfood. The cost will be considerable and supply is secure.
Vestkorn Pea Starch is a high quality pea flour with up to 75% starch and 13% protein. It is 100% Natural, low in ANF, highly palatable, grain-free and has a functionality comparable to many food starches.
The end viscosity of Vestkorn Pea Starch is around 6000 cP, similar to high quality potato starch and corn starch, and considerably higher than potato flakes. The functionality and the attractive pricing of Vestkorn Pea Starch makes it a highly relevant ingredient in both petfood and treats.
If you want to learn more, do not hesitate to contact the salesteam of Vestkorn.