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What is Etenia™?

Etenia™ is an E-number free enzymatically treated potato starch and can be declared starch in Europe and maltodextrin in the rest of the world. Etenia™ offers a new way of texturizing, gelling and thickening products. It creates delicious guilt-free indulgent products and enables major cost-savings in fresh cheese, cream cheese, quark and strained yoghurt.

How does Etenia™ work?

During processing dairy, bakery and confectionary products or emulsified low fat spreads, Etenia™ can easily be added to the process. Therefore, it’s easy to use. Besides, it has thermoreversible characteristics, is vegetarian, Kosher and Halal.

Key features of Etenia:

  • Creaminess enhancement
  • Mouthfeel/fat replacement
  • Vegetarian
  • Kosher and Halal
  • Dosage levels advantages
  • Hydrocolloid like characteristics
  • Unique thermoreversible characteristics
  • Excellent ‘melt-in-the-mouth’ characteristics
  • Ease of use/processability
  • Sustainable and stable supply
  • Consistency of supply and quality

Potato starch application examples:

  • Dairy: Reducing fat, retaining taste, stabilizing shelf life and syneresis reduction of fresh cheese. Enhancing creaminess and reducing fat in ice cream. Enhancing creaminess and texturizing in fat-free, low- and high fat yoghurts.
  • Confectionary: Chewable and textured fruit chews. Vegetarian, low sugar and low cost gums and jellies.
  • Bakery goods: Cake mixes, doughs.
  • Emulsified low fat spreads
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