1lb. Xanthan Gum Powder supplied in Quality Heat Sealed Resealable Zip Lock Pouch
This is the finest certified E415 USP FCC Food Grade Xanthan Gum Powder available to purchase for FOOD and COSMETIC applications. It is a creamy-white colored, very fine powder. A liitle of this quality Xanthan Gum goes an incredibly long way.
You can use it as a thickener, stabilizer, emulsifier, suspending agent, or bodying agent in many food applications such as salad dressings, sauces, instant products, desserts, bakery, dairy products, and fruit juices as well as in the formation of various gluten free low-calorie foods. The many cosmetic and pharmaceutical applications of this Xanthan Gum include the use in tooth pastes, lotions, shampoos, and formulations for tablets.
Xanthan Gum is used as a baking aid in recipes which require gluten free flours. Gluten is needed to impart elasticity to the dough which would allow it to hold in the gases formed by fermentation which causes the rising effect. Xanthan Gum acts as a substitute for the missing gluten in gluten free recipes. Those who suffer from gluten allergies should look for Xanthan Gum as an ingredient on the label.
Xanthan Gum is used in dairy products and salad dressings as a thickening agent and stabilizer.
Xanthan Gum prevents ice crystals from forming in ice creams.
Xanthan Gum also provides a 'fat feel' in low or no-fat dairy products.