Xanthan Gum: Our Chemical Chum

Xanthan Gum is a common additive found in everything from eye drops to concrete. As a thickener, it’s used in chewing gum, yogurt, and soup. As an emulsifier, it prevents the formation of crystals in ice cream. In salad dressings, it blends oil and water, suspends spices and herbs, and provides tantalizing coverage and flavor for greens. It binds water to fruit fillings, […]