Gellan gum is a water-soluble anionic polysaccharide produced by the bacterium Sphingomonas elodea (formerly Pseudomonas elodea).It used as a gelling agent and stabilizer.
Other name: E 418 ;Gellan; Gelrite;
CAS No.: 71010-52-1
Spec: Low acyl; high acyl
Quality Standards: FCC standard
The Spec sheet of gellan gum
Off-white, odorless, Free flowing powder
Soluble in water to form viscous solution
Calcium ion test
≥95% Pass 60 mesh
Loss on drying
Residue of ethanol
Gel strength (0.5% solution )
Yeast & Mold
The structure of Low acyl Gellan Gum & High Acyl Gellan Gum
Flow chart of Gellan Gum
1. In microbial culture use.
2.In the food industry,
In the meat products, the recommended adding dosage is around 0.1~0.5%, it can also be combined with
other hydrocolloids to decrease the gellan gum dosage further.
Characteristic & Features:
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