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Gellan Gum Type F (Low Acyl)




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SKU: 5060341112607 ISBN: 5060341112607

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Our Gellan Gum Type F Low Acyl is a premium quality refined powder. Gellan Gum Low Acyl is the most popular type of Gellan, also know as Gellan Gum Type F. It is a multi-functional gelling agent and thickener, producing firm gels with perfect visual clarity.

Gellan Gum Low Acyl can also be used in lower concentrations to produce fluid gels, pastes and to thicken liquids. It gives outstanding flavour release. Used as a superior alternative to Agar Agar and vegetarian substitute Gelatine. The main advantages over Agar Agar are its high gel strength, excellent stability and producing a perfect visual clarity gel that can withstand temperatures up to 120ºC.

Gellan Gum gels are stable in solutions ranging from 3.5 - 8.0ph making them suitable for a wide range of applications, they can be combined with various gelling agents to improve strength and texture. Gellan Gum Low Acyl can be used individually, or with other products.

Combining it with other gelling agents opens a wider selection of gel strengths and textures. Suitable for Vegans and Vegetarians, Non-GMO, Gluten Free, Non-Irradiated.


  • Produce heat resistant gels and jellies
  • Produce clear and firm gels which can withstand the temperature of up to 120C
  • Add to fruit juice to produce heat stable purées that can then be turned into tuiles
  • Create fluid gels for sauces and use to thicken liquids
  • Suitable for Vegans, Non-GMO, Gluten Free, Non-Irradiated.


How to use: Soluble in water, requires heating to 100 ºC. Gelling occurs when Gellan Gum solution is heated to 100ºC. then allowed to cool. Once the gel is formed it will become heat resistant and can be served on hot dishes. Gellan Gum can also be used in lower concentrations to make fluid gels, pastes or thicken liquids and sauces. For a light viscous solution use 0.1%-0.5%. For a soft gel use 1- 1.5%. For a firm cutting gel use 1.5 - 2%


Storage Conditions: Store in dry, cool conditions and not in direct sunlight. Use within 6 months of opening.


Ingredients: Gellan Gum (E418)


Dietary Information:  Suitable for Vegans and Vegetarians, Non-GMO, Gluten Free, Non-Irradiated.


Nutritional Information: Based on typical content/100g: Energy: 1190kj/285kcal, Fats: 0.0g, Carbohydrates: 85g, Of which sugars: 0.0g, Protein: 0.0g, Salt: 0.0g, Fibre: 85g.


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