Posts tagged with xanthan gum

What’s in Hidden Valley’s ranch dressing?

Published on: June 24, 2010 at 6 am

Ranch dressing is a food processor’s wet dream: Take water, inexpensive ingredients, emulsifier, and you can mark up the resulting sauce with wide margins.

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Xanthan gum: It’s (probably) in your salad dressing

Published on: May 27, 2010 at 2 pm

Can you picture xanthan gum growing in nature? Of course you can’t. No one can. Xanthan gum is a second-order natural food additive, and it’s in a lot of the stuff we eat.

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