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      Frequently Asked Questions About Celiac Disease   09/30/2015

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Xanthan Prices Set To Rise After Anti-Dumping Ruling Against China
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Interesting. How much do you pay for your xanthan gum? I pay about $15 for a small bag (will check weight). Thankfully it goes a long way!

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I paid $14 for a small bag - a very long time ago - was upset at the time but sure does last.

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I paid $14 for a small bag - a very long time ago - was upset at the time but sure does last.

Yes - it is hard to imagine that is a 'dumping' price. Otherwise surely someone is gouging :unsure:

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Exactly, Mushroom. Just checked. My most recent bag was $17 for 250g. This only the third bag I've gone through in nearly two years, though, but still. Arrowroot is incredibly expensive here, too. My most recent bag was $14 for 250g. One of the cookbooks I own has many recipes for 1 cup of arrowroot (or more) per loaf of bread. Wow. That is expensive homemade bread!

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I had a whole foods store (not Whole Foods) tell me that tapioca was the same thing as arrowroot :wacko: ; I said I don't think so....... It is very expensive here too - one little biddy box costs like $6.00; barely enough to thicken something with, let alone bake. Then a couple of days ago I saw "arrowroot substitute" and it was tapioca. Certainly cheaper but definitely not the same thing.

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Interesting. How much do you pay for your xanthan gum? I pay about $15 for a small bag (will check weight). Thankfully it goes a long way!

The price has been going up gradually, but the last bag I purchased was about $4 for 4oz.

One thing I wonder about the dumping accusation, is that since U.S. companies always have trouble competing with Chinese companies, how would one determine that such competition was unfair? Maybe they can sell xanthan for less just like everything else they sell.

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My most recent bag was $14 for 250g. One of the cookbooks I own has many recipes for 1 cup of arrowroot....

:ph34r::blink:

(tapioca) It is very expensive here too - one little biddy box costs like $6.00; barely enough to thicken something with, let alone bake.

:o:(

Tapioca's base source root is being used for biofuel in some countries. <_<

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