Natural tapioca-based ingredients from American Key Food Products offer alternatives to modified starches. Two styles — tapioca pearls and granulated tapioca — can thicken and texturize puddings, pie fillings and other popular foods. The pearls create round, soft, clear particles known as “fish eyes,” which impart a gentle mouthfeel. They come in green, red and yellow colors. Granulated tapioca provides a thick texture. Both are natural pregel starch cook-up products with bland, neutral taste and are non-GMO, kosher-certified and gluten-free. They are processed mechanically without chemicals and can be included in 95% organic products.

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