Innovative Roles for Hydrocolloids in Beverage Systems

 25 Aug 2015

In the food industry, the multifunctional gelling agent gellan gum can be used at low levels in a wide variety of products that require gelling, texturizing, stabilizing, suspending, film-forming and structuring. Or, gellan gum can be combined with other thickening agents such as starch, guar gum, locust bean gum, cellulose derivatives or xanthan gum to produce a wide variety of interesting textures. A look at some trends in hydrocolloid application. 

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