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Potato starch is starch extracted from potatoes. The cells of the root tubers of the potato plant contain starch grains (leucoplasts). To extract the starch, the potatoes are crushed; the starch grains are released from the destroyed cells. The starch is then washed out and dried to powder. Potato starch contains typical large oval spherical granules; their size ranges between 5 and 100 m. Potato starch is a very refined starch, containing minimal protein or fat.
This gives the powder the following attributes :