Potato starch and modified potato starch are used typically in the following applications:
- As cold thickeners in pies and pastry fillings
- In confections, cheese analogues, glazing and toppings
- Fat replacers (mainly enzyme-treated type).
- In fresh preparations when prolonged storage is not needed- e.g. mashed potatoes, sauces and food coatings
- For extended refrigeration formulations – ready to eat pies and meals.