Xanthan gum - an internationally recognized food gel
Many people don't know about xanthan gum, but if we say that juice, yoghurt and other liquid dairy products, many other delicious drinks and foods are added with a natural, green, non-toxic and harmless food gel. Xanthan gum, making drinks and foods homogeneous and mellow, many people will suddenly realize: this is the case.
Xanthan gum is a high molecular polysaccharide polymer produced by biological fermentation of corn. It can be widely used as thickener, emulsifier, suspending agent and stabilizer. It is an internationally recognized biosynthetic rubber with excellent performance. . Industrial grade xanthan gum is widely used in oil drilling, coating, textile, printing and dyeing, ceramics and other fields.
Food grade xanthan gum is widely used in food, beverage, dairy and other fields. Pharmaceutical grade xanthan gum is widely used in a variety of pharmaceutical preparations.
In 1969, the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approved xanthan gum for use in food.
In 1983, the United Nations Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) and the World Health Organization (WHO) approved xanthan gum as a food additive.
In 1986, Jiangsu Shenhua Pharmaceutical Co., Ltd., a subsidiary of the group, began to produce xanthan gum, which is a Chinese xanthan gum manufacturer and one of the drafting standards for food-grade xanthan gum. After years of development, the annual production capacity of the Group's xanthan gum has reached 50,000 tons, accounting for one-half of the global production capacity of xanthan gum.
Xanthan gum is processed from non-GM corn as a raw material, and the variety is complete, which can fully meet the needs of various fields of food processing. With the rapid development of China's economy, the application of xanthan gum in the food industry has developed by leaps and bounds and has become one of the important food additives.