Xanthan Gum
Xanthan Gum
E number: e415
CAS: 11138-66-2

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Xanthan Gum

/ 1 MT

Xanthan Gum is a polysaccharide widely used as a food additive, listed under the code E415 in the EU. The product offers a wide range of texture-altering properties Xanthan Gum is obtained from plants such as corn or cane sugar by fermentation with the use of Xanthomonas campestris bacteria.

E: E415
CAS: 11138-66-2

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Technical aspects

It is an indigestible soluble fiber but may be broken down in the intestines. The final product is a free-flowing white powder without foreign odors and characterized by a high solubility rate in water.

Alternative names: E415, xanthomonas campestris gum, xanthan polysaccharide, corn sugar gum, xantan, C35H49O29.

Shelf life

The shelf life of Xanthan Gum is about two years. The product should be stored in a dry, cool warehouse.


Foodcom supplies its Business Partners with Xanthan Gum in 25kg bags.


Xanthan Gum is applied as a thickener, texturizer, and stabilizer among others. The product allows suspending spice particles and flavor enhancements in ‘light ‘or ‘reduced-calorie’ goods.
In gluten-free products, Xanthan Gum improves texture and suspension while in vegan products, it provides viscosity that would normally be achieved by using eggs. Various properties of the Xanthan Gum are used in products including salad dressings, condiments, syrups, sauces, meat, sausages, baked goods, frozen items, and ice cream.

Another major application of Xanthan Gum is in the oil and gas industry to maximize oil recovery.

In the cosmetic industry, Xanthan Gum is used as a stabilizer and emulsifier in toothpaste, gels, creams, and lotions.

In medicine, Xanthan Gum is used in anti-constipation tablets and medicaments for diabetics.

Additionally, the Xanthan Gum product is applied as an ingredient of paints, textile dyes, fungicides, fertilizers, and adhesives.

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