Gellan Gum

  • Type:Thickeners
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  • Qty in 20' FCL:
  • Min. Order:500KG
  • QC:Haccp,Kosher,Halal,Iso

Gellan Gum

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Description: Gellan Gum is a kind of extra cellular polysaccharide excreted by microorganism Pseudomonas elodea. It is a linear structure with a repeating unit of tetrasaccharide. As a multi-functional gellingsuspending and thickening agent, it can be used individually as well as jointly with other products.

Common characters:

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Quality Index






No odor


Free-flowing powder

Lose on drying

12.0% max


15.0% max


2.0ppm max


2.0ppm max

Isopropyl alcohol

750ppm max


74% min

Gel strength

800g/cm2 min

GELLAN GUM Main Application:

Compared with other colloids, Gellan Gum has many peculiar advantages: 
1 Low dosage; 
2 Excellent thermal and acid stability; 
3 Good taste-releasing ability; 
4 High transparency; 
5 Adjustable gel elasticity and rigidity; 
6 Good combinability.

As a functional additive, Gellan gum has been broadly applied in the fields of food (e.g. gel products, fruit-based products, starch-based products, beverage), medicine (e.g. soft or hard capsule), cosmetic (e.g. personal tending products), chemical industry (e.g. air-freshening gels), textile, petroleum, etc. It can mostly improve the quality of the products while reduce their cost.

Packing: 25kg drum


Handled gently and kept from light, moisture and heat. Do not put it together with poison or contaminants. Tightly sealed, and put in a dry place.

Annual Capacity: 300tons