Collection: STARCH

Baking starches are added to thicken or stabilize food products such as puddings, soups, sauces, pie fillings, salad dressings, and many others. Our sources of starch are tapioca, potato, and corn. Buy baking starches from Baker’s Authority for superior quality and freshness. We have bulk baking starches at great prices. Since 1917, Baker's Authority has been distributing over 6,000 wholesale and home bakery products. Choose from our selection of baking starches at bulk prices.

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Frequently Asked Questions

  • What types of starch are available for commercial baking applications?

    • We offer a wide range of starches suitable for commercial baking, including cornstarch, potato starch, tapioca starch, and wheat starch. Each type has its own unique properties that can affect texture, moisture retention, and shelf-life in baked goods.
  • What are the benefits of using modified starches?

    • Modified starches are designed to offer enhanced functionalities compared to their native counterparts. They can provide better water-holding capacity, heat stability, and texture retention. They are especially useful in baked goods that need to maintain their quality over a longer period.
  • How do I determine the right type of starch for my recipe?

    • The right type of starch will depend on your specific application. For example, cornstarch is generally good for thickening purposes, while potato starch is often used for its unique texture and clarity. Our expert team is available to consult on what would work best for your specific needs.
  • Is there a minimum order quantity for purchasing starch in bulk?

    • Yes, bulk orders typically have a minimum order quantity, which varies depending on the type of starch and packaging options. Please contact our sales team for more information on bulk orders.
  • Are your starches gluten-free?

    • Most of our starches like cornstarch, potato starch, and tapioca starch are gluten-free. Always check the product specification sheet for allergen information.
  • How should I store bulk quantities of starch?

    • Starch should be stored in a cool, dry place, away from direct sunlight. It should also be kept in its original packaging or in a sealed container to prevent moisture absorption and contamination.
  • What is the shelf-life of your starch products?

    • The shelf-life varies among different types of starch. Typically, properly stored starch can last between 6 months to 2 years. Always refer to the expiration date on the packaging for the most accurate information.