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Gellan gum



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Emulsifiers, Stabilisers, Thickeners and Gelling Agents.
A natural polysaccharide, produced by the bacterium Pseudomonas elodea from starch.

Used in the new generation of gel drinks such as Sunny Delight.

No adverse effects known in the concentrations used, although high concentrations bring about flatulence and bloating, due to fermentation by the intestinal microflora (in the same way as all indigestible polysaccharides). It has laxative properties.