19 04, 2019


Methylcellulose What is Methylcellulose? Methylcellulose (MC) is a food gum. A derivative of cellulose, it is a non-digestible fiber and non-allergenic. A distinct property of MC is its ability to form gels at high temperatures and reversing to a viscous liquid upon cooling. It's used in a wide range of baked goods [...]

19 06, 2015

Insoluble Fiber

Insoluble Fiber What is insoluble fiber? Insoluble fiber is a component of dietary fiber, consisting of water insoluble, metabolically inert components. For this reason, insoluble fiber is often known as a bulking agent, aiding in the digestive process while providing health benefits related to reducing serum lipid levels. Insoluble fiber is not a [...]

12 06, 2015


Gums Also Known as Hydrocolloids What are Gums? Gums, or hydrocolloids, are hydrophilic, non-starchy carbohydrate polymers. They are used in food and bakery products as viscosity enhancers and gelling agents and to impart desirable textural and sensory properties. They can serve as dietary fiber ingredients, as well as extend shelf life due to [...]

7 06, 2015

Xanthan Gum

Xanthan Gum Also known as Bacterial Polysaccharide or Sugar Gum What is Xanthan Gum? Xanthan gum is a polysaccharide obtained from the aerobic fermentation of simple sugars by the Xanthomonas campestris bacteria. The powder is used as a stabilizer and thickening agent in many food products. In baking, it is widely used [...]


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