WESTCHESTER, ILL. — Ingredion Inc. is expanding its range of potato-based solutions with the launch of Ultra-Tex 1311 modified potato starch.

The waxy, instant starch may be used in a variety of traditional and alternative formulations to create indulgent textures, improve stability or replace oil without compromising sensory appeal. It is ideal for plant-based, low-fat, reduced-fat, better-for-you and keto-friendly applications.

Ultra-Tex 1311 modified potato starch may be used in applications including dairy desserts, bakery and fruit fillings, spreadable, spoonable and pourable dressings, sauces and other savory applications. The ingredient’s thickening properties may help cut overall usage levels of starch by up to 30%, according to the company.