Xantham Gum

Xantham Gum

Product Description

  • Pure Powder Natural Thickener
  • A Gluten-Free, Non-GMO Food 
  • Your Recipe's Secret Ingredient

It may sound like a name from a cheesy sci-fi movie, but Xanthan Gum is actually a widely-used thickening agent. In fact, Xanthan is legendary for its ability to increase liquid viscosity with just a tiny amount, and is stable throughout a wide range of temperatures and pH. With Xanthan Gum, a little goes a long way. NOW Real Food® Xanthan Gum is an excellent addition to your favourite sauces and dressings due to its ability to prevent oil separation and to keep solid particles, such as spices, suspended. It lends a smooth texture to many foods, making it a desirable addition to recipes.

Because you are what you eat, NOW Real Food® has been committed to providing delicious, healthy, natural and organic foods since 1968. We’re independent, family owned, and proud of it. Keep it natural. Keep it real.

 

 

 

 

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Directions

Use as a natural thickener as you would with other starches. Many gluten-free baking recipes call for Xanthan Gum to replace the elasticity and texture of gluten. For every cup of gluten-free flour in a recipe, use about 1 tsp of gum for cakes and cookies and 2 tsp of gum for breads and pizza.

Ingredients & Nutrition

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size: 1/2 Teaspoon (1.6 g)
Description Amount per Serving % Daily Value
* Percent Daily Values are based on 2,000 calorie diet.
Calories 5  
Fat 0 g 0%
   Saturated Fat 0 g 0%
   + Trans Fat 0 g  
Cholesterol 0 mg 0%
Sodium 15 mg 1%
Carbohydrate 1 g 1%
Dietary Fibre 1 g 4%
Sugars 0 g  
Protein 0 g  
Vitamin A   0%
Vitamin C   0%
Calcium   0%
Iron   0%

Ingredient: Pure Xanthan Gum

Risk Information

Caution: Not for use in foods or beverages consumed by infants or children under the age of 2 years.