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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Salad dressings are emulsions-they contain oil and water; and to keep these ingredients together in one phase, manufacturers rely on emulsifiers and thickening agents to avoid thinning of the dressing and separation of the oil and water phase," she said.
The tiny beads are used as a flavoring and thickening agent.
Simply dissolve the thickening agent in a little cold liquid and pour into the boiling juice.
Today, PPGs silica products group is a global leader in the manufacture of precipitated silica for use as a reinforcing filler in tire, industrial, footwear and silicone rubber applications; as microporous filler in battery separator applications; as a flatting and thickening agent in coating, adhesive and sealant applications; and as an anti-caking, free-flow and carrier agent in food, feed and industrial applications.
For instance, new Jaypol additives for cleaning include AT4 (a thickening agent for alkaline cleaners), S44 (scale dispersant for HT&I cleaners) and M30 (a dispersing agent for alkaline cleaners).
Synergie ingredients can be used as the perfect additive free thickening agent to improve textures in products such as fruit compote, whilst Delyte provides cost saving opportunities and in some cases can reduce milk solids.
Z Trim can serve as a fat replacement, thickening agent or emulsifier with texturization, binding, shaping, suspension, water control and pH balance attributes.
Alginates are used as a natural and clean label thickening agent for ice creams, drinks and jellies.
Tapioca has been around for centuries as a gluten-free food and as a thickening agent but has been criticised for its relatively high processing costs.
Xanthan gum produced from Xanthomonas campestris is being used extensively as a thickening agent.
Evonik presented two new silicones for skin and hair care as well as a new PEG-free thickening agent at SEPAWA 2009.
The thickening agent used was cornstarch with maltodextrin.