Cassava is widely used. 65% of the total output of cassava in the world is used for food. After intensive processing, it is mainly used for food, feeding and industrial processing.
1. Cassava root has a high starch content, which is one of the main production and processing materials in the food industry. It can be processed into starch and whole powder. Tapioca starch can be used to produce maltose, monosodium glutamate, beer, bread, vermicelli, soy sauce, canned food, frozen food, dry mixed food, baked food seasoning, sausage, milk, meat, fish products, etc.
2. The raw tapioca and soybean powder can be mixed into feed, which can replace the cereal ingredients, and is a kind of nutrient and high energy feed ingredient.
3. In the industrial field, cassava starch production and dry chips are used to make plastic fiber, resin, coating, adhesive and other chemical products. It can also be made into alcohol, glucose, glutamic acid, cassava protein, etc. It plays an important role in industries such as food, beverage, medicine, textile, and papermaking. Starch derivatives are widely used in thickeners, expanders, stabilizers, flavorings, and fat substitutes.