Gellan gum is a hydrocolloid from the microorganism Sphingomonas elodea. It is a water-soluble polysaccharide produced through fermentation. Gellan Gum LT100 can be used alone or in combination with other products to produce a wide variety of interesting textures. Extremely effective at low use levels in forming gels. Gellan Gum LT100 is fine mesh, high acyl gellan, which forms soft, elastic, non-brittle gels. It soluble in hot water and has a set temperature of 70 - 80C (158 - 176F). It is thermo-reversible and will remelt after setting if heat is reapplied.