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GPC starches range from basic unmodified starches for tableting to very specialized, innovative starches for unique applications.

PURE-COTE® modified food starch is corn starch that has been specially modified to produce clear, flexible films. This starch can be used as the primary or secondary film former in aqueous tablet coatings, softgel capsules, oral thin films or granulations. PURE-COTE® can provide an economical replacement for gums, gelatin or cellulosic polymers (i.e., HPMC).

INSTANT PURE-COTE® pregelatinized modified food starch is a cold-water soluble starch uniquely designed for film-forming applications and aqueous film coating. Finished coatings are water soluble, clear and have good sheen. INSTANT PURE-COTE® modified starch can be used in a wide variety of applications where film-forming properties are desired, such as for coatings, barriers, texture modification, binding or adhesives.

PURE-GEL® modified food starches provide stable viscosity under extreme pH, heat and processing conditions. They are freeze/thaw stable and help stabilize emulsions. PURE-GEL® products are excellent thickeners for soft chews, gels or any formula that requires a smooth and stable thickener.

PURE-DENT® starches are high-quality, versatile corn starches. The PURE-DENT® line of powdered starches has many functional properties including binding, disintegration, absorption, and bulking for nutraceutical applications including wet and dry granulation, tableting and body powders. GPC offers food or USP starches for formulations.

GPC produces PURE-DENT® Absorbable Dusting Powder USP for use as a lubricant for examination gloves and other applications.

PURE-COTE®, INSTANT PURE-COTE®, PURE-GEL® and PURE-DENT® are registered trademarks of Grain Processing Corporation.

nutraceutical news

  • 9.1.2017
    GPC Introduces New MALTRIN FM™ Fast Melt Maltodextrin and PURE-DENT® Starch Cores at SupplySide West and AAPS Expos
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  • 5.31.2017
    Grain Processing Corporation Hires Tjapko Poppens
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  • 12.15.2016
    Grain Processing Corporation receives Energy Efficiency award at 4th Annual Iowa Association of Municipal Utilities Conference
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  • 9.27.2016
    New MALTRIN® Tapioca Maltodextrins and Tapioca Syrup Solids from GPC
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  • 5.19.2015
    GPC Announces Major Alcohol Expansion in Muscatine Iowa
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  • 5.19.2015
    GPC Anuncia Proyecto de Expansión Mayor en su Capacidad de Producción de Alcohol en Muscatine Iowa
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  • 5.7.2015
    GPC's New Dryer House is Operational
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  • 12.5.2014
    GPC Selects Site for Major MALTRIN® Maltodextrin Expansion
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  • 10.15.2014
    GPC Plans Major MALTRIN® Maltodextrin Expansion
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  • 4.2.2014
    Grain Processing Corporation Awarded Lab Accreditation
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  • 4.30.2012
    GPC Announces New Solutions Center
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