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Gellan Gum E418

Product Description

CAS No. : 71010-52-1
Chemical Formula : C14H18N2O5
H.S.code : 391390
E No. : E418

Gellan Gum, E418, CAS no.71010-52-1, a bacterial exopolysaccharide, produced by aerobic submerged fermentation from Sphingomonas elodea. Function as emulsifier, suspension agent, thickener, stabilizer, gelling agent, tissue culture medium, film former and lubricant. Gellan gum is widely used in food, such as jelly, white sugar, beverages, dairy products, jam products, bread padding, surface lubricant, candy, icing and seasonings. With good gelling property, gellan gum has gradually replaced the use of Agar and Carrageenan at present. As a professional Gellan Gum supplier, we supply High Acyl Gellan Gum (white powder) and Low Acyl Gellan Gum(dark yellow powder) food grade.

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  • Specification
  • Low Acyl Gellan Gum Specification

    Items Index
    Appearance White powder
    Gellan Gum content(%) 85.0—108.0
    Loss on drying(%) ≤15.0
    Lead(mg/kg) ≤2.0
    Particle size(%) 60 Mesh ≥95
    Transparency(%) ≥85
    Gel strength(g/c㎡) ≥800
    Ash(%) ≤15
    PH(1% Solution) 5.0—7.0
    Bacterium account(CFU/g) ≤10000
    Coliforms(MPN/100g) ≤30
    Yeast and mould(CFU/g) ≤400
    Salmonella 0/25g

    High Acyl Gellan Gum Specification

    Item Specification
    Appearance Yellowish powder.
    Particle Size(%) 80mesh≥98
    Loss on Drying /(%)                        ≤ 14
    pH(0.5%Solution) 4.0-7.0
    Ash(%)                                              ≤ 10
    Lead(Pb)/(mg/kg)                            ≤ 2.0
    Isopropyl Alcohol/(mg/kg)             ≤ 750
    Suspension Test Pass
    Aerobic Bacterial Count(CFU/g)     ≤ 10000
    Coliforms (MPN/100g)                   ≤ 30
    Yeast and Mold (CFU/g)                 ≤ 400
    Salmonella Not Detected
  • Market and Price
  • As a professional Gellan Gum supplier, we supply High Acyl Gellan Gum (white powder) and Low Acyl Gellan Gum(dark yellow powder) food grade  like HAPPC, KOSHER, HALAL Certificates for Gellan Gum.

    Price trend of Gellan Gum

    Raw Materials price: Prices of raw material glucose are stable.
    Market demand and supply : demand and supply is stable. Production capacity of the Gellan Gum manufacturers didn’t change much.
    Market Forecast: Considering the current market trend, price of Gellan Gum will be stable in the coming months.

  • Properties
  • Food Grade: Low Acyl and high Acyl Gellan Gum powder used in Dessert Jellies, Chocolate Milk, Soy Milk, Fruit Juices, Sauces and Dressings, Yogurts, Confectionary, Fruit Preparations, Spreadable jam, Low sugar jams, Bake stable jam.The Characteristic Of Low Acyl Gellan Gum.

    Characteristic Advantage
    1. Very Low dosage, form gel at 0.05-0.25% concentration Low Acyl Gellan Gum is a very effective gelling agent
    2. Excellent thermal stability and acid stability 1.Little effect to gel strength after heat sterilization.
    2.Its powder form allows longer term of use and long-term stability even under acid condition.
    3.Sodium or potassium irons can form thermal reversible gel, while Magnesium or calcium irons form thermal un-reversible gels Can be made into thermal reversible and thermal un-reversible gels
    4.Good combination with other hydrocolloids Adjustable gel elasticity and rigidity
    5.Good compatibility with other ingredients Can be widely used in many formulations
    6.Can form gel between pH 3.5~7.0 Can form high quality gels and have good gel strength in acid to neutral food formulations.
    7.Anti-aging function Prevent aging and viscosity raising of starch
    8.Not easy lead to enzymolysis Enabling flexibility in the manufacturing process, very suitable for Microbiological media and plant media.
  • MSDS, Halal, Kosher, Gluten free
  • Gellan Gum gluten free

    Gellan Gum is gluten free and widely used in gluten free food to provide better texture and taste to pasta, biscuits, dairy products and candy.

    Halal Certified Gellan Gum

    Gellan Gum is a polysaccharide manufactured through fermentation from corn and various other crops, generally recognized as halal.

    Kosher Certified Gellan Gum

    Gellan Gum is generally recognized as Kosher classified as Parve.

    Gellan Gum MSDS

  • Side Effect
  • Side Effect of Gellan Gum

    Although Gellan Gum generally regarded as a very safe and effective supplement, there can be some minor side effects. The side effects may: Excessive intake may cause abdominal bloating, excessive gas (flatulence), loose stools or diarrhea.

  • Application and Uses
  • Application and Uses of Gellan Gum

    Gellan Gum can be used in Food, Beverage, Pharmaceutical, Health & Personal care products, Agriculture/Animal Feed/Poultry. Gellan Gum is used as a gelling agent in food such as Dessert Jellies, Chocolate Milk, Soy Milk, Fruit Juices, Sauces,Dressings, Yogurts, Confectionary, Fruit Preparations, Spreadable jam, Low sugar jams, Bake stable jam and so on.

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