Modification of Pea Starch for Increased Utilization in the Food Industry
Dr. Paulyn Appah
Lead Investigator(s) Institution
Manitoba Food Development Centre
To develop a process for pre-gelatinization and drum drying of pea starches. To develop an extrusion process for modification of pea starches. To evaluate chemical and functional properties of the modified pea starches in comparison to corn, wheat, and potato starches. To develop four food product prototypes using the modified starches for performance evaluation.
Duration/Timeline of Project (Year to Year)
2015 - 2017