cassava starch

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Noun1.cassava starch - a starch made by leaching and drying the root of the cassava plantcassava starch - a starch made by leaching and drying the root of the cassava plant; the source of tapioca; a staple food in the tropics
tapioca - granular preparation of cassava starch used to thicken especially puddings
amylum, starch - a complex carbohydrate found chiefly in seeds, fruits, tubers, roots and stem pith of plants, notably in corn, potatoes, wheat, and rice; an important foodstuff and used otherwise especially in adhesives and as fillers and stiffeners for paper and textiles
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To improve the economic potential of cassava starch, a commodity in tropical countries like Indonesia, a non-food industrial application needs to be developed [1, 2].
It has strong textile, footwear, and electronics industries, but the country is also an important exporter of agricultural products including coffee, rice, cashew nuts, pepper, and cassava starch.
We have helped ma- jor breweries, which previously relied on imported cassava starch, which has become very expensive because of the ongoing forex crisis, to remain in business," says Iranloye, who is now planning on exporting cassava starch to neighbouring countries.
Preparation of nano-sized flake carboxymethyl cassava starch under ultrasonic irradiation.
MICC is one of the pioneering and most enduring cassava starch companies in the country, which was established in September 1928.
In literature a number of nonconventional carbon sources such as starch, date syrup, sunflower waste, oilcakes, cassava starch, potato peel, fruit peel, corn and tapioca have been reported in submerged fermentation for various enzymes production [2, 3].
The aim of this work is to study the functionality of vegetable oil and sucrose in coatings made from cassava starch used as polysaccharide matrix and to test the effectiveness of their association in edible film matrix.