What are Stabilisers and Thickeners?

What are they?

Stabilisers literally stabilise the product (otherwise it would be unstable!) Um, not sure I want to consume this kind of substance either unstable or with stabilisers! Thickeners literally thicken – so a watery substance can become thicker and less watery. Food manufacturers add these to produce a uniform texture and to improve “mouth-feel”. I.e. to disguise how the substance wo...


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