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Gellan Gum for Fresh Juice

Source:OPAL Biotech.    Release time:2020-02-19 22:20:02

Gellan Gum could be used in a wide pH range, especially in acid conditions, gellan gum has unique advantages than xanthan gum and carrageenan.If applied gellan gum in juices, it would help to avoid fruits pulps dropping down or having lumps and the mouth feel is excellent.High Acyl Gellan Gum is of high viscosity in water after dissolving and the solution is not as clear as that from Low Acyl Gellan Gum. While high acyl gellan gum is not so sensitive to kations as low acyl gellan gum and high acyl gellan gum is not easy to be active with proteins. So high acyl gellan gum is always applied in Milk/Dairy products, neutral plant protein beverages and acid fresh fruit/vegetable juices. The main function for high acyl in those beverages is to be as stabilizer to keep particles or fruits cubes suspending. 
  • High Acyl Gellan Gum HAF:This type of gellan gum could be applied in acid beverages such as fruit juice and fruit jams. The beverages or foods don't need transparent system. High Acyl Gellan Gum HAF would help to suspend particles and keep the final products stabilizing (acid milk beverages should combine CMC or Guar Gum to protect protein).The recommended dosage for High Acyl Gellan Gum is 0.015%-0.03%.
  • Recommended Application Recipes(Fruit Juice): Gellan Gum HAF: 0.025%; Sodium Citrate 0.05%; Calgon 0.02%; Juice Concentrates 10%; Sugar 4%; Potassium Sorbate 0.03%; Sweeteners; Flavors; Colors; add water to 100%.
    Instruction Procedures:1.Mix gellan gum, salts and sugar in dry condition;2.Stirring and add the mixed material into soft water, heating to boiling for disolving of gellan gum;3.Add Fruit Juice Concentrates and other ingredients;4.Constant Voume; Adjust pH by Sodium Citrate to 3.8(pH);5.Homogenating under 45C temp. and 15mPa pressure;6.Filling, Sterilization, Cooling Down. 

Question: Which type of OPALBIO Gellan Gum is ok for JUICE Stabilizer?
Answer: High Acyl Gellan Gum HAF could be applied in juice beverages which ph is low (4.2 usually). Gellan Gum HAF would help to stabilize the juice avoid from diversified or water-out.
Question: How much dosage rate for Gellan Gum HAF applied in juice beverages?
Answer: The recommended dosage for High Acyl Gellan Gum is 0.025%-0.035%.
Question: Is Gellan Gum HAM sensative to Kations ? Does it need to dissolve gellan gum HAF first then add salts, just like application of LA Gellan Gum?
Answer: No need to dissove HAF Gellan Gum seperately; all materials could be premixed and then dissolved by heating.
Question: Is Gellan Gum HAF Solution Clear?
Answer: No! Gellan Gum HAF Solution is non-transparent. It's milky or cloudy.
Question: Is Gellan Gum HAF of Gel. Strength? How about the gel. texture?
Answer: Gellan Gum HAM Gel. Strength is approx 1000g/cm2; the gelling texture is of elasticity characteristics.
Question: What is the setting temperature of Gellan Gum HAF?
Answer: 50C.