Tapioca Flour


Produced from the root of the cassava plant, tapioca flour is used to make breads, pancakes, tapioca pudding, a savory porridge called fufu in Africa. It is also used as a starch. It is a grain-free flour that is suitable for those one a gluten-free diet.


Other names: cassava flour, yucca starch
Translations: Tapioka milti, Tapijoka miltai, Faina de tapioca, Tapioca brašno, Bột khoai mì, Mąka z tapioki, Tapioca meel, टैपिओका आटा, Polvilho, Мука Тапиока, Ταπιόκα Αλεύρι, التابيوكا طحين, 타피오카 밀가루, Tapioka Mouka, Tepung Tapioka, Balinghoy Flour, 木薯粉, Farina de tapioca, Tapioka Moka, Tapioka Múka, Farina di tapioca, טפיוקה קמח, Tapioka Mjöl, Тапиока брашно, タピオカ粉, Farine de tapioca, Tapiokamehl, Tapioka Mel, Tapioka Flour, Harina de tapioca, Борошно тапіока, Tapioka Jauhot, Тапиока Брашно

Physical Description

Tapioca starch is finely ground so that it dissolves completely, but has a glossy finish. Dry it is a white powder.

Colors: White

Tasting Notes

Flavors: Mild
Mouthfeel: Chewy
Food complements: Baked goods
Wine complements: Gewürztraminer
Substitutes: Instant tapioca, Sweet rice flour, Arrowroot

Selecting and Buying

Seasonality: january, february, march, april, may, june, july, august, september, opctober, november, december
Choosing: If in a bag, there should be no holes and not past the expiration date.
Buying: Health food stores
Procuring: A starchy ingredient, derived from the bitter variety of the cassava tuber, also known as the yuca root.

Preparation and Use

Use about 1/4 to 1/2 cup per recipe to sweeten breads made with rice and millet flour. It's excellent in pie fillings.

Conserving and Storing

Store in a dark, cool cabinet or pantry away from a heat source like the oven.


History: In Britian, Tapioca pudding is considered to be a member of a group of traditional milk puddings produced as desserts and fillings.



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Cathy Truong's picture

Hi dear,
I am glad to meet you,
I am Cathy from SOVIMEX Co., Ltd as a leading exporter of Agri-Products in Vietnam.
We specilize in supplying Tapioca Starch that are used as an ingredient for pudding, food...
So I would like to offer you our high quality products with competitive price for your following reference:

1. Specifications:

- Starch content : 85% Min
- Moisture : 13% Max
- Whiteness : 92% Min
- Impurities : 0.2% Max
- Viscosity : 750 BU Min
- pH : 5 - 7
- Ash content : 0.2% Max
- S02 CONTENT : 30 ppm Max
- Pulp : 0.2ML max.

2. Origin: Vietnam

Other conditions as per standard international trade rules.

If you need any additional requirement or quotation, please do not hesitate to contact me by email: sales7ATsovimexcoDOTcom
Look forward to hearing from you.
Hope to have a long business relationship with you.

Best regards,

Gluten-Free Flour's picture

These local cassava (or tapioca) flours are not well suited for use in baking applications which are based on wheat flour in the rest of the world, including North America.