E1413 - Modified Starch

Modified starch (E1413) ,is often used in the food industry for its thickening, gelling, and stabilizing properties.


Modified starch (E1413) is a food additive belonging to the category of modified starches. It is often used in the food industry for its thickening, gelling, and stabilizing properties.

Characteristics of Modified Starch (E1413):

  • Common Name: Modified Starch (E1413)
  • Primary Functions: Thickening, gelling, stabilizing.
  • Origin: Generally derived from starch sources such as corn, potatoes, wheat, or tapioca.
  • Modification Process: Starch undergoes chemical or physical modifications to enhance some of its properties.
  • Solubility: Soluble in water, making it suitable for various applications where solubility is important.

Common Applications:

  • Food Industry: Used in a variety of food products such as soups, sauces, creams, bakery products, desserts, etc.
  • Beverage Industry: Can be used to improve the texture of beverages, including fruit juices, smoothies, etc.
  • Dairy Products: Used in dairy products to enhance stability and texture.
  • Jam and Jelly Industry: Contributes to the gelling of jams and jellies.


  • Adjusts viscosity and consistency of products.
  • Improves stability during storage.
  • Can form gels at specific temperatures.

Role in Food Products:

  • Thickening: Contributes to giving a thicker consistency to products.
  • Gelling: Can form gels, which is useful in the production of jellies and gelled desserts.
  • Stabilizing: Contributes to stabilizing the texture of products.
  • Compliance with Standards: The use of modified starch is subject to strict food regulations to ensure its safety.
  • Storage: It must be stored under appropriate conditions to preserve its properties.

Data sheet

CAS Number
White powder
25kg bag

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