A conventional technique to achieve high ply bond strength is to increase native starch consumption as high as 150 kg/MT. 

Such an effort could lead to the rise of wastewater treatment as well as overall paper production costs.

EXCEL SPA-VR is a modified starch specially designed to maximize the adhesion power between paper ply. This unique quality of EXCEL SPA-VR brings up the coreboard strength while spray starch consumption is brought down. Moreover, faster machine speed could be achieved and paper production rate is boosted resulting in overall cost reduction.

EXCEL SPA-VR is easily applied to the paper web by just using the current spray starch facilities. The EXCEL SPA-VR preparation process in spray starch application is almost identical to native starch except its less consumption and paper mills cost will be optimized.

EXCEL SPA-VR provides the following properties to paper ply;

  1. Increase ply bond strength
  2. Increase machine speed while maintaining paper strength
  3. Reduce spray starch consumption up to 50%
  4. Reduce the total production cost

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For the plastering mortar normally requires smoothness and levelness. To get these appearances, 

fresh mortar should have non-sagging and shear-thinning properties. SMS is proud to present EXCELCON A380, the special additive is used as a thickener in plastering application. It can be applied to either plaster or joint compound to make shear-thinning properties and smooth texture and provides sag resistance, reduces trowel stickiness and increase paste adhesion to the substrate.

As it can be used to replace more expensive building ingredients such as HPMC, with low dosages being sufficient to obtain the required thickening effect by using only 0.01 – 0.03% of EXCELCON A380.

EXCELCON A380 provides following properties to plastering mortar;

  • Anti-sagging
  • Shear-thinning to reduce force during troweling
  • Reduce trowel stickiness
  • Smoothness
  • Cost optimization

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Catch up Health Trend with Natura Lite for Clean Label Coated Nut & Fabricated Snack. Health and wellness trends are becoming increasingly important for consumers. 

In recent years, there has been a high demand for “clean labels” food product which made from simple and natural ingredients, non-e-number and non-chemical sounding name. These challenges many food industries to reformulate their recipes to adapt to the clean label trend by reducing the substance list while maintaining high quality.

As the coated nut and snack market have grown continually along with health awareness, SMS develops a new product line of functional native starches to serve customer’s requirements. Our “Natura Lite”, classified as food ingredients; can be used in all kinds of clean label natural food products especially in coated nut and fabricated snacks.

Natura Lite provides versatile benefits;

  • Light crispness
  • More uniform air cells
  • Improve product expansion
  • No E-number
  • No chemical-sounding name

With SMS clean label starch, snack manufacturers can now balance clean label goals and the perfect product quality.

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Gummy jelly with “soft” and “chewy” texture is uniquely derived from gelatin.

Gelatin is derived from collagen which can be extracted from animal skin especially form pig. However, the use of gelatin is prohibited by religious reasons, vegetarian food, and also does not comply with food certificates, namely Halal and Kosher. Plus that African swine fever has affected pig population and led to a price increase of gelatin.

Moreover, the number of vegan population is highly increasing as well as the demand for cost reduction; the gelatin is reported to grow dramatically during 2017-2025.

SMS formulates the solution KREATION® A115 for confectionery manufacturers to overcome gelatin replacement which is suitable for Halal, Vegetarian, and Vegan.

KREATION® A115 provides versatile benefits;

  • good film-forming property
  • chewiness and elasticity
  • improve glossiness
  • smooth appearance
  • 100% Gelatin replacement
  • Cost reduction

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This bouncing bubble tea keeps growing in popularity. It originated in Asian and now going strong worldwide. 

The most common ingredients of bubble tea include milk tea, sugar, and chewy tapioca pearl. However, tapioca pearl prepared from native tapioca starch is easy to retrograde in iced milk tea and the texture becomes too hard and difficult to chew on.

SMS solves this challenge with BAKE-N-SOFT F1, a modified waxy tapioca starch, specially developed for tapioca pearl and confectionery.

BAKE-N-SOFT F1 provides various benefits;

  • Soft and chewy texture
  • Easy preparation from reduced cooking time of tapioca pearl
  • Excellent stability in hot and cold water
  • Superior freeze and thaw stability

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Nowadays, corrugated board manufacturers continually strive to reduce the overall cost from glue preparation. 

SMS as a global leader in modified tapioca starch presents the innovative starch solution for corrugated board industry to improve bonding, glue stability, and good water retention.

SMS C200 is an innovative carrier starch in corrugated board adhesive both single facer and double facer. SMS C200 dosage is 10-15% depending on glue properties such as desired viscosity, gelatinization temperature, solids content, type of glue kitchen and corrugator parameters.

SMS C200 provides following properties to corrugated board adhesive;

  • Stable glue viscosity
  • Good Water Retention
  • Stronger bonding performance
  • Less glue consumption
  • Less paper waste

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SMS is launching a starch-based plastic or a thermoplastic starch for driving biodegradable products. TAPIOPLAST™, 

a starch plastic, which is especially designed for compounding with PBAT and/or PLA to produce bio-shopping bags and bio-mulch film products at a competitive cost to provide better performances.

Bioplastic film containing TAPIOPLAST™ at recommendation level can be produced by conventional blown film extrusion. Masterbatch resins and other additives can be blended during processing. After production, the films will present good film strength e.g. tensile modulus, tensile strength, and elongation. For biodegradability, the products using TAPIOPLAST™ can be completely biodegraded by natural microorganisms.

The bio-shopping bag will be degraded by a faster rate and it will play an important role in solving plastic waste problems. For the bio-mulch film, it can be degraded in the soil after crop without deterioration of soil structure which leads to no adverse effect on agricultural productivity. In order to advice the customer properly, our team are willing to give technical support. Please ask more detail at

As the skim coat is applied at a thin layer, it needs very high water retention to prevent water evaporation 

from the surface and migration into the substrate. However, too much of cellulose addition usually causes the stickiness problem while troweling. Hence, SMS introduces EXCELCON 300, the innovative starch ether, as an additive to boost up workability, cost saving, anti-sagging and to solve the stickiness problem for the perfect skim coating.

EXCELCON 300 provides following properties to skim coat.

  • Shear-thinning to reduce force during troweling.
  • Reduce stickiness of skim coat to the trowel.
  • Excellent workability which enables to the fast troweling and smooth surface.

Only 0.02 – 0.05% of EXCELCON 300 can provide excellent workability which enables the applicator to do a trowel job easier and faster with a smoother surface.

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After years of gradual price increases, potato starch buyers are now confronted with a severe short supply situation.

Problems with Potato starch price and availability are no longer an incident but a structural situation end users will have to cope with.

SMS is delivering solutions through innovative modified tapioca starches. Download our leaflet ALTERNATIVE FOR POTATO STARCH. Contact SMS Innovation Center to assist you in reformulating a better solution with SMS modified tapioca starch for your application.

Yogurt is an all-day favorite, a healthy choice, full of good nutrition. 

It is contributing to a good digestion system and part of a balanced diet for weight management. New product developers are working to cater to the growing demand of health-conscious consumers.

You can now reduce the fat content in yogurt while maintaining an indulging and creamy mouthfeel. Available to you is D-PERSE®1 special maltodextrin, to produce a low fat yogurt with the same rich texture as a traditional full fat yogurt.

SMS highlighted concept of “Clean Label Solutions” and launched new functional native starches 

“Natura STN” to bakery industries. “Natura STN” creates superior softness and reduce tooth packing in cake products. Application testing in steam cake has shown that Natura STN provides better texture when compared with control recipe or modified starch recipe. It is preferable for clean label formula with non GMO.

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SMS Corporation introduced new functional native starch which developed for marinated meat products. 

New product, NATURA UP, has functionalities similar with modified starch. It can help further manufacturers to create a new formula with clean label declaration while maintaining high cooking yield, tenderness and juiciness similar with Sodiumtripolyphosphate (STPP) or modified starch formula. NATURA UP help lessen moisture loss comparing with using STPP or modified starch. Ask typical recipe and more technical detail at

SMS Corporation has launched innovative modified starch for lightweight gypsum board. 

SMS PB916 is modified starch which specially designed for increasing strength of lightweight gypsum board in term of flexural and nail pull resistance at 25% caused reducing the production cost. This product does not funtion as gypsum board adhesive since its benefit is to improve flexural strength and nail pull resistance. SMS PB916 also designed to enhance gypsum core strength which will not much migrate to the paper liner during drying of gypsum board. In order to advice customer properly, our team are willing to give technical support. Please ask more detail at 

SMS proudly presents innovative carrier starch for corrugated board adhesive. 

“SMS GREEN 416” is specially designed to be used as “carrier part” of corrugated board adhesive with the benefits of improving corrugated board production speed, even with the high size press paper, faster bonding and higher board strength (ECT, FCT and PAT), stable adhesive viscosity and minimize splashing. With our innovation, our technical support team is confident to give the best service to customers. Please contact us for more detail at

SMS Corporation launched the innovative functional native starch which 

can be formulated in clean label product with superior function. Natura Lite is the functional native starch that customers can claim for natural product, non GMO. Natura Lite comes with unique and specific performance in baked products.

Therefore, it can be formulated in baked coated nut recipe with extra light crispness.
Now Natura Lite is available for sample and commercialization. Please contact us for more technical detail or ask for sample at

SMS Corporation introduced the texturizer for imitation cheese, KREATION®MB,

which replace a part of sodium caseinate in formulation. Not only optimizes production cost, using KREATION®MB also improves smooth, glossy texture and easy shredding. It’s suitable for cheddar cheese type. Please contact us for more detail at

SAUCETEC 637 Innovative Thickener for Sauce and Filling Products

Based on SMS’s experience for sauce and filling industries, our customers required excellent thickener which provides high viscosity and glossy appearances. Attractive appearance is the key factor of their products. In addition, good stability through their shelf life is the predominant factor of sauce and filling products. SMS researchers innovate food starch thickener to serve their specific requirement.

SMS sales support and researchers are ready to service you. Contact

Pulping Texture is preferable appearance for tomato based food products such as ketchup, 

spagetti sauce or sardine canned sauce. SMS innovates pulping agent, V-TEX, which could be replaced partial tomato paste in the recipe. Usage V-Tex only 1 % can replace up to 30 % of tomato paste with remaining pulpy and grainy texture of finished product. This is the key point for cost saving project.

SMS sales support and researchers are ready to service you. Contact

EXCELCON 100 is innovative starch which is specially developed for construction industry.

EXCELCON 100 is suitable for skim coat since it provides excellent workability. EXCELCON 100 is also suitable for plastering and gypsum plaster. Our team is ready to serve you at

KLIC 10 is a specialty additive for paper coating which used to serve less binder concept while remain the same surface paper strength on high starch part coating formulation. 

KLIC 10 addition help to increase dry pick resistance resulting to get less binder, particularly reduce latex portion on high starch part coating formulation. Our paper technical support team is ready to help you by contact

EXCELCON A850 is innovative starch which is specially developed for construction industry.

EXCELCON A850 provides an excellent anti-sagging and anti-slip in plastering, tile adhesive, repair and insulation. Please contact us for more detail at


Experience the charm of deep-fried meat product with the right crispness from


The crispy recipes are popularly enjoyed by people around the world. These deep-fried meat coating products have its own charm to attract consumers; enticing fried smell, crispness, and golden-brown appearance. However, when moisture moves rapidly to surface and causes an explosive effect which results the blow-off surface. For this reason, pre-dusting starch is commonly used to improve adhesion between meats and crusts in batter mix products.
SMS has launched S-TEX®PRO a pre-dusting starch to enhance properties of batter mix products, which are applicable to all kinds of meats including poultry, pork, and seafood, to reach consumer’s preference.

S-TEX®PRO provides versatile benefits;
• High adhesion efficiency
• Save up 50% dosage level
• Yielding cost optimization
• Excellent process tolerance
• Freeze & Thaw stability
• Viscosity consistency

With S-TEX®PRO, we make sure you can deliver the right charisma of deep-fried products.
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Improve your desirable Dysphagia food with HI-PERSE™ THICK & HI-PERSE™ CLEAR

As the elder market is growing due to the increasing elder population, the food innovation is now developed according to the elder’s body system. The food texture modification is essentially introduced to help swallowing for elders and people who have Dysphagia condition. Dysphagia commonly leads to anorexia and sufficient nutrition deficit. Hence, rheological modification of food is needed to solve the challenge.
SMS, we come up with HI-PERSE™ THICK and HI-PERSE™ CLEAR as food thickeners to improve rheology, product viscosity, stability, and desirable mouthfeel, which are applicable for various food and beverages to get your consumers enjoy their diet and better health.

HI-PERSE™ THICK provides versatile benefits;
• Viscosity consistency
• Easy dispersions at low mixing speed
• Fast viscosity both in hot and cold condition
• Good appearance for food decoration

For the food and beverages that have clear and gloss appearance,
HI-PERSE™ CLEAR provides versatile benefits;
• Desirable Clearness
• No color and taste interference
• Viscosity consistency
• Easy dispersions at low mixing speed
• Fast viscosity both in hot and cold condition
• Good appearance for food decoration

Solve dysphagia problems with HI-PERSE™ THICK and HI-PERSE™ CLEAR, to bring the deliciousness and healthiness to your valued consumers.

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