Standard potato flakes are among the most well-known and widely used products. Made from premium U.S. potatoes, standard flakes are bright white in color and when reconstituted, have the dry, mealy texture and delicious flavor typical of freshly cooked mashed potatoes. Make them your first choice when you need an all-purpose ingredient, ideal for foodservice, bakery and many general food manufacturing purposes.
Standard flakes can be ground to various sizes, all the way to finer grinds that resemble flour. Finely ground flakes are not suitable for making mashed potatoes and are more typically used as an ingredient in food manufacturing and baking.
This product has literally hundreds of uses. Use standard flakes to create delicious mashed potatoes in an instant – and then build from there. Mashed potatoes can be served alone or localize their flavor by mixing with favorite meats and vegetables and topping with sauces like curry, Laksa or miso. They work well as an economical ingredient to make tasty croquettes, bergedil and fishballs. Or create a signature pizza by adding mashed potatoes to the crust – and then top with more mashed potatoes!
Click here to learn more about menu opportunities with mashed potatoes! In baked goods, ground standard flakes add flavor and nutrition, increase shelf-life and provide a softer mouthfeel. They are also are ideal for gluten-free options. Regular and finer grinds are also used as a thickener for gravies, sauces and stews; breading for fish, meat or vegetables; binder for meat or fish products; and pet food.