ULTRA-TEX® 3 is a high performance cold water swelling starch which delivers many of the quality benefits of a cook-up starch with the convenience of an instant. ULTRA-TEX® 3 is a high performance cold water swelling modified food starch derived from tapioca. It exhibits many of the properties of a modified cook-up starch and possesses a very bland flavor profile with good mouth melt-away characteristics.
ULTRA-TEX® 3 provides a very smooth, short, and glossy texture in a range of instant food applications. It also imparts a rich creamy mouthfeel while possessing a very bland flavor profile. In addition, this product has improved tolerance to heating and acidic conditions compared to conventional pregelatinized tapioca starches. A further advantage when using this product is the excellent textural stability it possesses, even in cold temperature or refrigerated storage conditions.