Freee by Doves Farm Gluten Free Xanthan Gum 100g

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Xanthan Gum is for home baking with gluten free recipes to improve the crumb structure and to reduce crumbling. This natural ingredient is produced by fermentation of glucose or sucrose by Xanthomonas Campestris. Only 2 teaspoons are required per Gluten Free Bread Loaf.

This 100g pack can be used in a variety of gluten free baking recipes.

This product is Coeliac UK, Vegan and Kosher certified.


Ingredients: xanthan gum.

Allergy advice: free from gluten, milk, peanut, egg and soya.

Ingredients from more than one county. Packed in the UK.

Storage: replace lid and store in a cool dry place.

Packaging material: PP tube and lid, paper label.

As a sufferer of cealic disease, I cook my own food. When I came across xanthan gum I thought of trying it in my baking. The label says it is gluten free, however, immediately afterwards I experienced severe stomach pain, migrane and diahorea. I began investigating and was shocked to learn that xanthan gum is derived from wheat and gluten. There is no mention of this in your labelling. Why not? I would appreciate it if could label your product correctly, for instance, may contain gluten and wheat, or derived from gluten or produced in a factory that handles wheat and gluten. Also review your ingredients on your packaging. The people sensitive to gluten may be a small minority, but we exist and we eat food and walk on this earth just like anyone else. For people without this sensitivity, would you eat an ingredient that left you sick and tied to the bathroom, almost as bad as having a stomach virus. The problem is that someone in the food additives industry is very good at selling this product as safe. It maybe sage for some people. However, you should make it clear in your packaging that it is derived from wheat and gluten If you suffer from gluten intolerance/cealic disease do not touch this product.

Hi Baljeet, Sorry to hear you have experienced digestive problems. The manufacture process of our xanthan gum involves mixing maize with the xanthan seed and then allowing the fermentation process to take place. Once fermentation is complete there is no maize remaining in the product. I can confirm that no wheat or gluten is used within the fermentation process, or on the site of manufacture of our xanthan gum. The production and packing of our xanthan gum is carried out in an area in which there is no gluten present. The finished product is also tested on a regular basis and there have been no instances of gluten contamination. It is recommended that people do not consume more than 15g / day of xanthan gum because it is an efficient laxative. For consumers with digestive problems this figure may be lower because it is a minor digestive system irritant. If you have any further questions, please send an email to

By Miss Baljeet Kalsi
03 Aug 2016
Oh dear! Having just followed your recipe for gluten free bread on this product packaging PLEASE review your ingredients! It simply doesn't contain enough raising agent per flour quantity. HOWEVER your beautiful gluten free flour packaging have recipes that are PERFECT! xxxxx

Hi Pippa, thanks for your feedback and we will review this recipe. We have a fantastic new Gluten Free White Bread recipe which you can find on the back of the Gluten Free White Bread Flour packet and at: Happy baking! All the best, Doves Farm

By Mrs Pippa McKinnon
29 Aug 2015

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  • Gluten
  • Milk
  • Peanuts
  • Egg
  • Soya
  • Wheat

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  • Kosher
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