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  • n. A polysaccharide, consisting of galactose and mannose residues, produced by the bacterium Xanthomonas campestris


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  • You'll be hard pressed to find a canned or jarred gooey food product that doesn't contain xanthan gum.

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  • Because it involved a little chemical called xanthan gum.

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  • Their research accomplishments include determining dietary requirements for and metabolism of various nutrients, development of food additives such as xanthan gum, breeding special plants such as "high-oil" corn, and more.

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  • I completely acknowledge the irony in seeking out all-natural, non-chemically enhanced ingredients for this drink when I’m adding a white powder called xanthan gum to it myself.

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  • Most will also include an emulsifier, such as xanthan gum (in the case of mass-produced ice cream) or egg yolk, in more traditional recipes.

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  • Other hydrocolloids have suffered severe price differentials simply based on their country of origin such as xanthan gum from China.

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  • Tabasco but is made witout the thickening agents such as xanthan gum that are sometimes found in Mexican hot sauces -- the thickness comes from the peppers.

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  • They eventually figured out how to use blends of different flours, as well as xanthan gum, a binder that holds baked goods together.

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  • Some mixtures will contain a small amount of leavening or xanthan gum, as a binder.

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  • Other brands of media crema include so much thickening agent (like xanthan gum) that the texture and appearance (and probably taste) resemble thick Elmer's Glue, especially when cold.



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