Thickeners

WHAT ARE THICKENERS?

Thickeners are substances can see increase the viscosity of a product when it is added to a mixture, without substantially modifying other properties, such as taste.

They also have a purpose in facial cosmetics, in order to provide protection and hygiene. They add texture, increase the stability and facilitate the formation of suspensions. 

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HOW DO THICKENERS WORK?

they are usually made of carbohydrates, for example hydroxypropyl methylcellulose (E464). Carbohydrate-based thicken fluids while they are cook, when the starch granules that make up the carbohydrates absorb water and increase their size.

This process involves the use of starch granules to trap water molecules that thicken the liquid. Thickeners can be added to a wide variety of foods, including sauces and pastas.

WHERE CAN I BUY THICKENERS?

At HSN we offer you the chance to buy it, receiving at home comfortably after 3-5 working days.

WHAT FOODS CAN BE USED WITH THICKENERS?

  • Drinks.
  • Dairy products.
  • Sauces.
  • Bread and pastries.
  • Syrups and condiments.

Other Uses of Thickeners

They are also used for homemade facial cosmetics, since it is an element for the protection and hygiene of the skin. They have a high degree of solubility and are easy to combine with water and aqueous substances.

In short, they can transform a liquid product into a product with a gelatinous texture.

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    Powdered guar gum. Natural thickener for your recipes. Source of fibre. No calories. Suitable for vegans.
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    Xanthan gum powder. Thickener for your recipes. Fiber source! Suitable for vegans. GMO free.
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    Agar powder. The perfect vegetarian substitute for gelatin. Available in different sizes.
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