Locust Bean Gum

What is Locust Bean Gum?

Locust bean gum acts as a stabilizer, thickener, and fat replacer in food applications. It is also used with other hydrocolloids like carrageenan to enhance gelling properties and impart desired textures to food products.


Locust Bean Gum Distributor & Supplier Information

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Information About Locust Bean Gum

Application
Locust bean gum is commonly used in dairy products like ice cream, yogurt, cream fillings, baking and confections, sauces and dressings, and beverages like fruit juices, smoothies, and dairy alternatives.

Formulation
Locust bean gum is made by grinding the endosperm of the carob tree seeds into a powdery substance.

Specification
Appearance: Finely ground white powder. It possesses a mild sweetness and has a chocolatey flavor.

Particle size: Dependent on application.

Solubility: Soluble in cold water, but temperature, concentration, and agitation affect the solubility.

Viscosity: Variable viscosity.


About AIFI - A Locust Bean Gum Supplier & Distributor

American International Foods, Inc. is a leading locust bean gum supplier with an additional full service portfolio of over 2500 food and beverage ingredients. We offer one of the most extensive lines of gums and hydrocolloids distributed to manufacturers and processors in the food, beverage, pet food, health and nutrition sectors. With a strategic nationwide warehouse network and our reliable just-in-time deliveries, we can supply your business with high quality gums and hydrocolloids at competitive prices.