Xanthan gum is a polysaccharide with many industrial uses, including as a common food additive. It is an effective thickening agent and stabilizer to prevent ingredients from separating. . It is used to make medicine. Xanthan gum is used for lowering blood sugar and total cholesterol in people with diabetes. It is also used as a laxative. xanthan gum is used as a thickening and stabilizing agent in foods, toothpastes, and medicines.
Xanthan gum is also employed in oil-in-water emulsions to help stabilize oil droplets against coalescence. As a result, the demand in this application segment is expected to grow at a CAGR of 5.1% from 2014 to 2020. The demand in food & beverage was valued at USD 310.3 in 2013 and is expected to grow at a CAGR of 6.0% from 2014 to 2020. Entrepreneurs who invest in this project will be successful.
Few Indian major players are as under
· Ace Gum Inds. Pvt. Ltd.
· Chimique (India) Ltd.
· Hindustan Gum & Chemicals Ltd.
· Industrial Guar Products Pvt. Ltd.
· Jai Bharat Gum & Chemicals Ltd.
· K C India Ltd.
· Lucid Colloids Ltd.