Maize starch is derived from the endosperm of the corn kernel and is the starch of the maize grain. Maize starch is a white powdered carbohydrate derived from maize. It thickens soups and other liquid-based meals such sauces, gravies, soups, pies, custards, and other desserts. It is also great for coating fruits before baking in pie tarts and other desserts. It is a first-quality starch that is 100 percent pure and natural. It is a gluten-free starch that may be used for baking and cooking.