E-number E1450
Name Starch sodium octenyl succinate
Function Stabiliser, emulsifier, thickening agent.
Foods Ice cream, pizza, battered fish, salad dressings.
Description Modified starches form gels when added to foods. This thickens the food without having to heat it. They can also be used to help stabilise oily foods. The starch helps to emulsify the fats and so prevent the fat separating out.