thickening agent

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thickening agent

Any substance added to a liquid to increase its viscosity without substantially altering its other properties (e.g., taste, clarity) or its responses to chemical (e.g., altered pH) or physical conditions (e.g., low temperatures).
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Food thickeners are mostly derived either from polysaccharides such as starches, vegetable gums, and pectin or proteins.
The company, a producer of natural food thickeners and gelling agents based on marine algae (Agar-agar and Carrageenan), specialises in the production of semi-refined Carrageenan.
Tim Scott, chief financial officer, said 450 of the new job cuts would be at the adhesives and food thickeners unit National Starch, with another 370 at paints, mostly in the United States.
Emulsifiers or food thickeners help make a scoop of chocolate ice cream feel like a smooth ride rather than a rocky road.
Neucel produces hemlock-based high-purity chemical cellulose for pharmaceuticals, consumer products, film, food thickeners, fabrics, LCD screens, eyeglass lenses, and other products.
Also under the spotlight were rising raw material costs at National Starch, which makes adhesives and food thickeners.
Neucel produces hemlock based high-purity chemical cellulose for pharmaceuticals, consumer products, film, food thickeners, fabrics, LCD screens, eyeglass lenses, and other products.
Neucel produces hemlock based high-purity chemical cellulose that is used in a wide range of manufacturing processes including rayon filament for garments, pharmaceuticals, consumer products, film, food thickeners, LCD screens and other products.