Native and modified starches, starch sweeteners, fermentation products and their feedstocks – LMC delivers market and economic analysis on production and end uses. We assess production costs for starch products and processing margins from different grains, cassava (tapioca) and potato. In-house global market datasets, continually updated, enable us to provide this sector with the information and forecasts needed for strategic planning.
Global market database for starches and starch derivatives
Costs, prices and margins for native starches, starch syrups, lactic and citric acid
Analysis of starch, starch sweeteners, fermentation and raw material markets, with a mini-report on a different topic each month
The LMC team of starch product specialists offers expert analysis of the sector. LMC’s consulting is wide-ranging and reflects the diverse nature of the global starch sector.
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LMC is ideally placed to support you, building on our extensive body of research and our global network of contacts. We tailor each consulting assignment to meet your specific needs.
The team works closely with LMC’s raw materials teams covering grains, sugars, tubers as well as specialised feedstocks such as rice, sago and pea. The result is customised research and analysis to meet your requirements.
Corn and cassava (tapioca) meet 90% of Asian demand for native starches, with corn commanding more than half of the market.
The quantity of maize destined for starch and starch derivative production now exceeds 120 million tonnes.