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Tapioca Maltodexterin

What is Tapioca Maltodexterin?

Sesame powder2 Tapioca maltodexterin is a form of maltodexterin made from tapioca starch. It is a common ingredient in molecular gastronomy because it can be used both as a thickener and stabilizer for sauces and dressings, for encapsulation and as a sweetener. In many cases, it is also used as an aroma carrier due to its capacity to absorb oil. It is also often used to make powders or pastes out of fat.

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