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Xanthan Gum Mesh 80

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Other Trading Names:

  • Xanthan
  • Polysaccharide B 1459
  • Corn Sugar Gum

Types of Packaging

  • 25kg PPE paper bags
  • 25kg drums

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Xanthan Gum Mesh 80

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Item Value
Glucose 2 Ratio of the monosaccharide present
Mannose 2 Ratio of the monosaccharide present.
Glucuronic 1 Ratio of the monosaccharide present.
Pyruvic Acid Depending on the fermentation process
Acetic Acid Depending on the fermentation process
pH Range 5.5-8.5 (1% solution at 25°C)

Xanthan Gum is an extracellular polysaccharide used in food processing. It is a good additive that can be used for different kinds of food. The chemical is made through the process of bacterial fermentation. At the same time, it can also be extracted from plants. Commercial Xanthan Gum is mostly produced using the fermentation process. Carbohydrate sources such as corn starch and Xanthomonas Campestri- which is a naturally occurring bacterium on green vegetable surface are the major constituents. The two at then fermented and purified using isopropanol or ethanol. The molecular formula of Xanthan Gum is represented as (C35H49O29)n.

Chemical Appearance

Xanthan Gum is a powdered substance with a slight cream color. It is tasteless to the mouth or can be said to have a neutral taste. The chemical is soluble in water and insoluble in organic substances such as ethanol. The solution of the chemical has a high viscosity, which makes it able to act as a food thickening agent.

Chemical Applications and Strengths

Xanthan Gum is a chemical that finds its application in food processing. The chemical can serve many purposes in food processing. Some of its applications and strengths can be found below::

  • The chemical is a thickening agent. It can increase the viscosity of a liquid without altering any of its properties.
  • It is used as an emulsifier to prevent water and oil separation in food packaging. It also aids protein stability, discourages protein precipitation and fat floating.
  • It is used in bakeries to add volume to the loaf, enhance water retention, enhance taste and texture, and also enhance crumb strength.
  • It also helps to increase the shelf life of bakery products and discourage fast starch aging.
  • It enhances the mouthfeel of beverages and fruit drinks. It also stabilizes fruit pulp suspension and that of other insoluble ingredients in fruit drinks.
  • It is useful for salad dressing and also in ice cream making and packaging.

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