Starch industry

Starch and starch-based ingredients are present in thousands of everyday food- and non-food products.

Starch is found in produce like potatoes maize, wheat, and rice. The processing may differ according to type of raw material. The product is used for food, feed, and industrial purposes.

Weighing equipment in the starch industry is used during the entire production/ processing process.  The raw materials are weighed when delivered to the factory, a sample of the raw material e.g., potatoes, cassava roots are weighed to determine starch content, this being used to determine accurate settlement with the suppliers.

Many weighing and dosing process can be found in the starch industry | continuous dosing to a mixer | continuous addition of material using Loss-in-Weight principle | Conveying of material | packaging of big bags.