PolarTex 6727 is a product consisting of stabilized and crosslinked waxy maize starch. It is available in both powder and solid forms. This product is characterized by its high viscosity, making it suitable for various applications. Additionally, it is free of major allergens, has a low gelatinization temperature, exhibits improved freeze/thaw stability, and provides a creamy texture in food formulations.

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 Freeze/Thaw Stability, Low Gelatinized Temperature

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Identification & Functionality

Ingredient Name
Food Ingredients Functions
Modified Maize Starch

Features & Benefits

  • Low gelatinization temperature.
  • Extremely high viscosity in neutral ph systems.
  • Exceptional cold storage and freeze-thaw stability.
  • Adaptable to most batch systems.
  • Creamy texture.
  • Excellent paste clarity.
  • Bland flavor.

Applications & Uses

Food & Nutrition Applications

This product is a viscosifier and stabilizer designed for food systems requiring light to moderate processing, such as:

  • soups, sauces, and gravies
  • Frozen entrees.
  • Dry mixes (cook-up).
  • Cream style corn.
  • Hot dogs, formed meat, surimi and poultry.
  • Injected ham and poultry.


Physical Form
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 Content150mg/100g
Calcium Content2mg/100g
Potassium Content6mg/100g
Iron Content0.1mg/100g
Vitamin C0mg/100g
Vitamin D0mcg/100g
Water Content11.2g/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

GMO statement

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

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
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.

Technical Details & Test Data

Test Details

PolarTex 6727 - Test Details

Packaging & Availability

Packaging Type
Standard Packaging
  • 50 lb Multi-ply paper bags.
  • 2000 lb supersacks.

Storage & Handling

Recommended Storage Conditions

Store inside, under dry conditions.

Comments To Shelf Life

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.