Gellan Gum FAQ

E418 Gellan gum vs E407 carrageenan?

Gellan gum has a good taste than Carrageenan.

Carrageenan needs much time to gel after cool while Gellan gum gel can form fast.


Is Gellan gum gluten free?

Yes, Gellan gum is gluten free

Is E418 gellan gum the same as E407 carrageenan?

No, they’re different, Gellan gum is derived from fermentation while Carrageenan comes from seaweed.

Is E418 gellan gum suitable for vegetarians?

Yes, Gellan gum is suitable for vegetarian or for vegan diets.

E418 Gellan gum vs E415 xanthan gum?

Gellan gum is similar to xanthan gum as it is also produced by bacterial fermentation.

Gellan gum can form gel while xanthan cannot.