A short history of starch manufacture – From Ancient Egyptian glue to pea starch concentrate

The birth of starch – A “sticky” start in Ancient Egypt to stiff fabrics in the Middle Ages From the times of Ancient Egypt to 21st century society, the starch industry has seen on-going growth and innovation. The early history of starch manufacture is difficult to determine but the use of “starchy” adhesives were recorded…

Why is fibre important?

If we look at the definition given by famous MayoClinic, dietary fiber includes the parts of plant foods body can’t digest or absorb. Fibre passes relatively intact through stomach, small intestine and colon and out of body. Insoluble fibre promotes the movement of material through digestive system and increases stool bulk.