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Agrana Staerke GmbH - Gmünd

Native Potato Starch

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Agrana Stärke GmbH Gmünd

Agrana Stärke's Gmünd potato starch factory is located in the Waldviertel region of Lower Austria, close to the border with the Czech Republic.

The Waldviertel region is Austria's principal potato-growing area.

The facility at Gmund is Austria's only potato starch factory.

A proportion of the annual potato starch output of nearly 48,000 tonnes (limited by EU quota) is sold as native starch, the larger proportion however is converted to modified starch (wet derivatives and drum-dried products).

With a workforce of around 420 AGRANA manufactures both starches for the food sector as well as starches for technical applications, such as in the construction, cosmetics and pharmaceuticals industries. The facility in Gmünd also processes organic potatoes to make organic starches, organic sweeteners and organic longlife potato products, such as purées, potato dough mixes and infant formula.

In total, AGRANA manufactures over 300 different starch products at its mill in Gmünd.

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AGRANA expands production capacity for technical starches and invests EUR 23 million (USD 24,8 million) at Gmünd site
May 22, 2023

AGRANA expands production capacity for technical starches and invests EUR 23 million at Gmünd site

This year, the fruit, starch and sugar group AGRANA is starting with the construction of an additional drum drying plant at the site of its potato starch mill in Gmünd (Waldviertel District of Lower Austria).
Longest ever starch potato processing campaign: AGRANA processed a record quantity of 322,000 metric tons of starch potatoes in 189 days
March 06, 2021

AGRANA processed a record quantity of starch potatoes in its longest campaign ever

At the end of February, AGRANA successfully ended its processing of the 2020/2021 potato harvest at its potato starch mill in Gmünd (Lower Austria). With a processing period of 189 days, this was AGRANA's longest ever campaign in Austria.
Maltodextrin (Courtesy: Wisegeek)
April 10, 2015

Grand View Research Report addresses global Starch Derivatives Market

Grand View Research, Inc., a U.S. based market research and consulting company announces a report addressing the global starch derivatives market: 'Starch Derivatives Market Size, Application Analysis, Regional Outlook, Competitive Strategies And Forecasts, 2014 To 2020'