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Is cassava starch the same as cassava flour?

Date:Mar 28, 2018/ FAQ/ Chat online/ Technical support

Cassava starch is not same as cassava flour. Cassava starch add in hot water can make the water taste sticky, can't be twist to a ball. Cassava flour can be twist into a ball, cooking by hot water, taste flexible. Cassava starch and cassava flour difference mainly as three aspects as below:

Is cassava starch the same as cassava flour?

Cassava starch and cassava flour production machinery

1. Uses different:

Cassava starch is widely used in industry production. Such as food, beverage, candy, medicine, paper making industries. It can be used as thickener, puffing machine, binder and stabilizer. Most of time, cassava starch used for kinds of food production. In our daily life, usually find kinds of small rice dumpling in beverage or sweetmeats, these small rice dumpling is made by cassava flour, its also used in glue pudding, taro ball's making. Cassava flour can be twisted into a small ball, after cooking in hot water, looks transparent and taste flexible.

Is cassava starch the same as cassava flour?

Cassava starch production line

2. Production technology different:

Cassava starch is made by a set of starch production line, its production technology more complex, contain peeling,washing, rasping, sieving, filtering, concentrating, dewatering and drying section. The whole production line has been remove the impurities, fiber and protein, its fine particles, usually produced by an industrial line. Cassava flour is according to peeling cassava, then crushing directly, after drying to get cassava flour, production technology is easy, suitable for family workshop.

Is cassava starch the same as cassava flour?

Cassava flour production line

3. Different ingredients:
Because of the technology difference, cassava starch remove the impurities, protein, fat and fibre, because of production complex, the toxicity of cassava has been eliminated completely. Rather cassava flour still coatain a little toxicity. So cassava flour can't be eaten raw, cassava starch can be used directly. It's worth to say that children can't eat cassava flour even it has been cooked.

Doing company engaged in design, manufacture and export cassava processing machinery, include complete set of cassava starch production line and cassava flour production line, production scale and capacity can be little or large, decided by your select.


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