Xanthan Gum Price in Pakistan
The best price of Xanthan Gum in Pakistan is Rs. 350 and estimated average price is Rs. 1,956.
Xanthan gum was discovered in 1963 and is used in foods as a supplement to thicken, suspend and stabilise food while cooking.
Xanthan Gum is popularly added to gluten-free recipes as it helps bind ingredients together by changing dry dough making ingredients into a paste. Xanthan gum is a soluble fibre made when by a polysaccharide secreted sugar that ferments into a coating on the bacteria called Xanthomonas campestris. Xanthan gum creates pockets of air when it changes ingredients from dry leavening agents to a more sticky substance that allows the mixture to rise in the oven. It is an essential part of the Keto diet as it offers a healthy and safe substitute for gluten-food that requires wheat flour. It is not digested by the body and has zero calories. Xanthan Gum is sold in powder form and is used in making salad dressing, soups, juices, sauces, syrups and bakery products. As it is a thickening agent that stabilises emulsions making it an excellent addition to homemade creams, glue, pastes, cleaners and personal care products. Consuming a little bit of Xanthan Gum regularly is known to have health benefits such as lowering blood sugar, slowing down digestion which can suppress appetite aiding in weight loss.