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Gellan Gum High Acyl

Description

Gellan Gum is a natural food additive (E418), used as stabilizer, gelling agent or thickener. Gellan gum is a hydrocolloid produced by the microorganism Sphingmonas elodea under carefully controlled fermentation procedure from a carbohydrate source (glucose), nitrogen source and a number of inorganic salts. High Acyl Gellan Gum forms soft, very elastic, non-brittle gels.


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Uses
Transparent (see through) drinks, tofu, jellies, confectionery, fruit jams, chilli sauces, meat products, acid fruit juices, dairy beverages and ice cream.

Typical Analysis

Appearance
White Fine Powder
Ash
<15%
pH gel
5.0 - 7.0 (0.5% solution)
Loss of drying
<15%
Particle Size
60 mesh >95%
Presentation
Powder
Colour
White

Microbiological Analysis

Total Bacterial Count
<10000CFU/g
E. Coli
<30MPN/100G
Salmonella
0/25g
Mould and yeast
<400CFU/g

More Info

Packaging
The product is packed in 25Kg/Drum with a PE inner bag.
Storage
Store away in a cool and dry place. Shelf life: 24 months if kept in original unopened packaging.