Maize is a cereal grain that is also known as corn. Maize has become a staple food in many parts of the world, out producing wheat and rice in terms of overall production. However, not all of this maize is directly consumed by people. Corn ethanol, animal feed, and other maize products, such as corn starch and corn syrup, utilise a portion of maize production. Dent corn, flint corn, pod corn, popcorn, flour corn, and sweet corn are the six main varieties of corn.
In 1872, the French chemist Joseph Boussingault extracted sorbitol from the fresh juice of mountain ash berries. Since then, it's been discovered in a variety of natural goods, including edible fruits (apples, plums, peaches, cherries, and so on), mountain ash, hawthorn, and Sorbusdomestica berries, tobacco, algae, and red seaweed. Despite its widespread availability, natural materials are not a good commercial supply of sorbitol, which must be synthesised.
Maize Starch has all of the attributes of native starch plus a few more including non-foaming and non-thinning boiling solution characteristics. As a result, maize starch has only a minor impact on the efficiency of the weaving and paper industries. When high viscosity starch is employed, the fibre gains more tensile strength, which enhances sizing.
Liquid Glucose (sweetose) is a transparent, colourless, viscous solution having the physical qualities required in end products. Liquid Glucose contains chemical features such as strong fermentability, viscosity, humectancy-hygroscopicity, sweetness, colligative qualities, and its participation in the Maillard reaction.
On a dry weight basis, dextrose equivalency (DE) is a measure of total reducing sugars measured as D-glucose. The Lane–Eynon titration, which measures reduction of a copper sulphate solution, is the recognised method for determining DE. The DE value of unhydrolyzed starch is zero, while the DE value of anhydrous D-glucose is 100. Glucose/corn syrups have a DE range of 20 to 95.
Malt dextrin is a polysaccharide used in the food industry. It's made from partially hydrolyzed starch and comes in the form of a white hygroscopic spray-dried powder. Malt dextrin is easily digested, absorbing as quickly as glucose, and can be mildly sweet or practically flavourless.
The Indian corn starch market is expected to reach $1.37 billion in 2018 and develop at a CAGR of 3.9 percent from 2019 to 2024. The simple availability of corn and its wide range of uses in various sectors such as food and beverage, pharmaceutical, animal feed, textile industry, paper industry, and others are driving the growth of the India Corn Starch market. The application section of the India Corn Starch Market was dominated by the food and beverage industry. The tremendous rise of India's population, as well as its rapid industrialization, has fueled the market for maize starch. It's widely utilised in the manufacture of soft drinks and sweets. It's also found in a range of other processed foods.
Few Indian Major Players
1. Amaravati Agro Ltd.
2. Cargill India Pvt. Ltd.
3. Devi Corn Products Ltd.
4. Gayatri Bioorganics Ltd.
5. Kasyap Sweetners Ltd.
6. Roquette India Pvt. Ltd.
7. Sahyadri Starch & Inds. Pvt. Ltd.