Native potato starch is extracted from potatoes. The starch is separated from the potato and dried to a powder of a light white color. The starch gives dogs and cats energy and provides strength in animal nutrition.
Native potato starch provides energy
Dogs eat a lot of carbohydrates, which are mainly consumed in the form vof starch. Carbohydrates are converted into glucose, which is necessary for the dog’s body functions. For pregnant and lactating bitches, it is even more important that de diet provides a certain amount of carbohydrates. Native potato starch is therefore a raw material that is applicable on a large scale.
Why native starch from potatoes?
Native potato starch is mainly starch. In contrast to corn starch and wheat starch, the product hardly contains protein or fat. This makes it especially attractive for use in dietary food. The product provides a neutral taste, good clarity and high binding power.
Increasingly popular source of starch
Native potato starch is becoming more and more popular in dog food, as more and more pet owners are getting rid of starch from grain, which would negatively affect the health of dogs and cats. Native potato starch is mainly used as a binder in dry dog food. The product also contains a number of healthy nutrients such as herbal proteins, which can be well absorbed by dogs and cats after processing. Another advantage is that native potato starch counteracts plaque and tartar.