As a functional additive, Gellan gum has been broadly applied in the fields of food, cosmetics, detergent, ceramics, petroleum exploration and coating for chemical industry. It can mostly improve the quality of the products while reduce their cost.
Food: drinks, confectionery, jams, pectin jellies, fabricated foods, pet foods, icings and frostings, dairy products;
Medicine: eye drops, soft or hard capsule, coating;
Cosmetic: personal tending products, perfume;
Chemical industry: coating, gelling agents, toothpaste;
Agriculture: sustained-release fertilizer;
Others: microbiological media, tissue-culture media, photographic films.
|Adhesiveness||Sugar frost, sugar coat|
|Paint filming ability||Saccade, candy|
|Film forming ability||Synthetic casing|
|Anti-graining agent||Frozen food, syrup|
|Stabilizer||Ice cream, salad cream|
|Thickener||Dairy food, fruit jam, sausage, stuffing|