Xanthan Gum is plant based thickening and stabilizing agent. Xanthan is used as an emulsifier, a thickener, and for imparting a pleasant creamy texture. Xanthan Gum is also perfect for gluten free baking. It adds an elasticity to doughs and replicates the properties usually associated with gluten. Xanthan Gum is popular in Molecular Gastronomy for creating foams, sauces, syrups, batters and more.