Usually used as a thickener or stabiliser, to prevent ingredients from separating. derived from the fermentation of sugar such as sucrose by the bacteria Xanthomanas campestris. This then forms a thick paste which helps suspend solids in a liquid solution such as in sauces.
This is a vegan friendly additive with no adverse health effects although has been known to have laxative effects particularly to those who have digestion sensitivities. #C15. Dried Foods and Ingredients, #C12. Beverages, #C15. Dried Foods and Ingredients, #C10. Ready Meals, Sandwiches and Desserts
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