HiForm A 12751 is an agglomerated cold water swelling, stabilized, and cross-linked waxy starch. It offers functionality such as excellent dispersion in a variety of fluids, high viscosity without cooking, a short, smooth, creamy texture comparable to cook-up starches, very good freeze-thaw stability, high paste clarity, and a clean flavor.

Ingredient Name: Modified Maize Starch

Functions: Binder, Texturizing Agent

Labeling Claims: Halal, Kosher, Vegan, Vegetarian

Certifications & Compliance: CFIA Amenable, FCC Compliant, Halal, Kosher, The Food Allergen Labeling & Consumer Protection Act of 2004 (FALCPA)

Physical Form: Powder, Solid

Features: Creamy Texture, Free of Major Allergens, High Viscosity, Improved Clarity, Improved Dispersion, Improved Freeze/Thaw Stability, Ovo-Lacto Vegetarian Suitable

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Identification & Functionality

Ingredient Name
Food Ingredients Functions
Modified Maize Starch
Product Label
Package labeling US
Food starch modified
Ingredients US [Listed in Descending Order]
100% (ds) Modified food starch

Features & Benefits

  • Excellent dispersion in a variety of fluids
  • High viscosity without cooking
  • Short, smooth, creamy texture comparable to cook-up starches
  • Very good freeze-thaw stability
  • High paste clarity
  • Clean flavor

Applications & Uses

Food & Nutrition Applications

This extremely versatile starch is recommended for mild to moderate cold manufacturing processes (such as dry mixes, cakes, fillings) where ease of dispersion, rapid hydration, and smooth texture are required.


Physical Form
Typical Properties
ValueUnitsTest Method / Conditions
Granulometry (> 150 μm, US 100#)73%
Granulometry (> 425 μm,, US 40#))26%
Granulometry (> 850 μm, US 20#)0.5%
Nutritional Information (per 100 gm)
ValueUnitsTest Method / Conditions
Protein Content0.2g/100g
Sugar Content0g/100g
Added Sugars0g/100g
Dietary Fiber0g/100g
Fat Content0.05g/100g
Saturated Fat0.03g/100g
Trans Fat0g/100g
Sodium Content130mg/100g
Calcium Content0.4mg/100g
Potassium Content6mg/100g
Iron Content0.1mg/100g
Vitamin C0mg/100g
Vitamin D0mcg/100g
Water Content6.2g/100g
Note for Nutritional Data
  • The list comprises relevant nutritional components only.
  • Values are calculated based on the average of product specifications. In those cases where only a minimum or a maximum value is specified, these values were taken respectively.
  • The EU column lists the nutritional values in accordance with Regulation (EU) n° 1169/2011 on food information to consumers.
  • The US column lists the nutritional values in accordance with Code of Federal Regulations (CFR 21).
  • The Japan column lists the nutritional values in accordance with the Japanese Legislation.
  • The energy values may differ per region because of different calculations.

Regulatory & Compliance

Dietary Information
Suitable for Certified
Halal Yes Yes
Kosher Yes Yes
Lacto-vegetarian Yes No
Ovo-vegan Yes No
Vegan Yes No
Vegetarian Yes No
GMO Statement

This Cargill ingredient is derived from corn that has been potentially genetically modified.

Legal Requirements
  • This product is in compliance with : FDA 21 CFR § 172.892, Food starch-modified
  • Current Food Chemical Codex
  • Status pursuant to USDA 7 CFR Part 66 National Bioengineered Food Disclosure Standard (“BE” status): The product is derived from genetically modified corn. It does not contain detectable levels of genetically modified material that has been modified through in vitro recombinant deoxyribonucleic acid (rDNA) techniques and for which the modification could not otherwise be obtained through conventional breeding or found in nature. The manufacturing process has been validated that it removes genetic material to undetectable levels

Packaging & Availability

Packaging Type
Standard Packaging

50 lb. Multi-ply Paper Bags

Storage & Handling

Recommended Storage Conditions
  • Store inside, under dry conditions
  • The specified shelf life can only be guaranteed for this product if the above mentioned recommended storage conditions are respected. For products delivered in bulk, there should be a clean storage (and circulation) system, protected from any potential contamination.