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White Corn Flour

Also Known As : Cornstarch, maize starch


Taste Profile

It has a sweet taste.

Usage Tips

  1. White corn flour can be used as a filler, binder and thickener in cookies, pastry, soups and sauces.

Common names and forms

  1. Corn Flour
  2. Corn Flour Powder
  3. Corn Starch
  4. Corn Starch (is same as cornflour)
  5. Corn Starch Powder
  6. Cornflour
  7. Edible Common Corn Starch
  8. Edible Corn Starch
  9. Edible Maize Starch
  10. Maize powder
  11. Maize Starch
  12. Maize Starch Powder
  13. Organic Corn Atta


White corn flour is made from finely ground cornmeal. It is the starch of corn grain. It is commonly used as a thickening agent in soups and sauces.

Health benefits

  • White corn flour is gluten free, so it doesn't cause any inflammation in those with celiac disease.(1)
  • It also supports digestive health.(1)

Selection Guide

Choose white corn flour which is powdery and white in colour, without any lumps or discolouration.


Consuming excessive amount of white corn flour can cause obesity, blood pressure and cancer.(2)

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