Wheat Starches

ADM’s unmodified, modified, and pre-gelatinized wheat starches are ideal for applications in which delicate texture, flavor and light color are important.

ADM’s high-quality wheat starches function as thickeners, extenders, emulsion stabilizers and ingredient carriers in cakes, noodles, pie fillings, soups, sauces, cereals, coatings, bakery and batter mixes, dustings and convenience foods.  They also are exceptional binders in processed meats. 

Our unmodified, modified, and pregelatinized starches are flavor-neutral and improve texture and tenderness in a variety of foods.  They are ideal for applications in which delicate texture, flavor and light color are important.  Contact us for more information. Our line of wheat starches includes:


Jeltec 3 Modified Food Starch

Jeltec 3 Modified Food Starch – For use in pasta, noodles, meats, breadings and batters, fillings and puddings, soups, sauces and gravies, canned foods and candies.

Jeltec 8 Modified Food Starch

Jeltec 8 Modified Food Starch – For use in pastas, noodles, meats, breadings and batters, fillings and puddings, soups, sauces and gravies, canned food and candies.

Aytex® P Food Powder Wheat Starch

Aytex® P Food Powder Wheat Starch – For use in breakfast cereals, mixes, soups and sauces.

Paygel® 290/295 Pregelatinized Food Powder Wheat

Paygel® 290/295 Pregelatinized Food Powder Wheat Starch – A thickening agent for use in sausage binding, soups, gravies, donuts, breadings, compounds, cereals and mixes.

Whetstar® 3 Food Powder Wheat Starch

Whetstar® 3 Food Powder Wheat Starch – For use in sugar grinding.

Whetstar® 4 Food Powder Wheat Starch

Whetstar® 4 Food Powder Wheat Starch- For use in breakfast cereals, mixes, soups and sauces.

EdigelTM 100 Powder Wheat Starch

EdigelTM 100 Powder Wheat Starch – For use as a filler binder, and in sausage extrusion and pelletized foods.

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