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Cornstarch, fine white flour extracted from corn. Ground and refined after the seed- bearing portion (germ) has been removed from the kernels, cornstarch is formed after a wet milling and drying process. It is a key ingredient in baking powder and is used in the manufacture of explosives, paints, and textiles.

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