XANTHAN GUM, GMO free
Country of Origin: Austria
Production: Xanthan gum is produced from simple sugars derived from non-gmo corn, and using a process of fermentation. It derives its name from the species of bacteria used, Xanthomonas campestris.
Qualities: it is an effective thickening agent and stabilizer to prevent ingredients from separating.
Common Use: Xanthan gum has many industrial uses including as a common food additive such as in salad dressings, sauces, and ice creams in order to achieve a desirable texture. It can also be used as a baking substitute for gluten, as it helps provide the sticky texture that gluten traditionally brings.
Xanthan gum is also often added to toothpaste, as it helps to keep products of a uniform consistency.
Storage: Best stored in a cool, dry place in an airtight container.
Disclaimer: This information is for educational purposes only and has not been evaluated by the CFIA or FDA. It is not intended to diagnose, treat, cure, or prevent any disease. This product has been packaged in the same facility as peanuts, tree nuts, wheat, soy, and other potential allergens.