Potato Fibre is extracted from the skin and cell material of potatoes. Potatoes are mostly grown in the northern hemisphere, with Europe, India, China and USA amongst the largest producers. Potatoes contain most of the vitamins and minerals we need in our diet, such as vitamin C, vitamin B6 and potassium. The potato was first cultivated in South America more than 7000 years ago and it has now become an essential crop in many countries all over the world.
• Contains both soluble and insoluble fibre.
• High water binding capacity.
• Increases dough yield.
• Used in boiled sausages and hamburgers for improved juiciness due to water retaining properties.
• Can also be used to stabilize the gluten structure and improve the pore structure in baked goods.
• Added to diet and health foods to improve their nutritional profile.