Acacia Gum

Acacia Gum

Acacia, also known as gum arabic, is a natural gum derived from the sap of Acacia trees. It has been used in food applications for centuries due to its functional properties and versatility in food products.

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Gum acacia serves as a food stabilizer, emulsifier, and thickener, enhancing the texture of food items without compromising taste. It is commonly used in wine, chewing gum, yogurts, sodas, soups, baked goods, dried egg products, seasoned and coated nuts, dairy products, and sugar-free candies.

Acacia gum is sourced from Acacia tree sap and is ground into powder for food and beverage applications. It is available in, flakes, granules, or powder.

Appearance: Before being ground, acacia is a white/orange/brown in color and has the appearance of spheroidal tears. Once ground, it comes in yellowish-white flakes, gruanules, or powder.

Particle size: Variable – it is available in different grades with varying levels of purity and particle size to formulate products with different characteristics.

Solubility: Soluble in cold water, but not ethanol.

Viscosity: Low viscosity.

American International Foods, Inc. is a leading acacia gum supplier with an additional full service portfolio of over 2500 food and beverage ingredients. We offer one of the most extensive lines of food and beverage ingredients distributed to manufacturers and processors in the food, beverage, pet food, health and nutrition sectors. With a strategic nationwide warehouse network, we can supply your business in an efficient manner at a low cost. Our passion for delivering innovative solutions and developing unique partnerships allows us to ensure that we meet customers’ unique needs and help them solve complex problems.