Origin: Can be produced from simple sugars using a fermentation process.
Overview: Xanthan gum is a polysaccharide with many industrial uses, including as a common food additive. It is an effective thickening agent and stabilizer to prevent ingredients from separating. It can also be used in cosmetics as an ingredient in water gels.
- Stabilizing agent for emulsions
- Suspension agent
- Improving texture of products
- Thickening agent