Wednesday, March 14, 2018

Hydrocolloids like Gellan Gum used in personal care products

Gellan Gum used in personal care products:

For a long time, food manufacturers have added hydrocolloids such as xanthan gum, pectin, carrageenan or Gellan Gum to give salad dressings, jams, ice creams, and other foods their characteristic textures. Hydrocolloids are substances that alter the flow properties, or rheology, of aqueous solutions in which they are dispersed. but now these food ingredients have found a fit in the personal care industry, where they often replace synthetic chemicals with similar properties. Driven by consumers’ thirst for “all-natural” products, many manufacturers are trying to leverage the long history of hydrocolloids in the food industry for personal care applications....for further about this topic ,available at: