Organic Guar Gum Powder RICOL - RG - 250

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Rama Gum Organic Guar Gum Powder RICOL - RG - 250 is a versatile industrial additive. This plant-based, organic guar gum powder serves as a stabilizer and thickener in various applications. It finds uses in industries like paper, pulp, and textiles, offering stability and thickness where needed. Its presence extends to sectors like oil, gas, and mining, as well as leather and textiles.

Ingredient Name: Guar Gum

Labeling Claims: Organic

Physical Form: Powder

Features: Free Flowing

Synonyms: Cyamopsis gum, E 412, α-D-galacto-β-D-Mannan, α-D-Galactopyrano-β-D-mannopyranan

Technical Data Sheet

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Identification & Functionality

Features & Benefits

Labeling Claims
Food Ingredients Features

Applications & Uses

Product Applications
  • Bakery Products: Guar gum improves dough yield, texture, and shelf life of baked goods. It also provides better moisture retention.
  • Dairy Products: In products like ice cream, it prevents crystal growth, enhances smoothness, and provides a creamy texture. It’s also used in cheese, yogurt, and milk products for thickness and stability.
  • Beverages: Guar gum acts as a stabilizer in fruit beverages, preventing the settling of solid particles.
  • Sauces and Dressings: It’s used to improve the viscosity, pourability, and stability of sauces, salad dressings, and ketchup.
  • Processed Foods: In canned soups or frozen foods, guar gum helps maintain consistency and texture.
  • Confectionery: Guar gum provides better texture, shelf life, and controls moisture in candies and chocolates.
  • Meat: It’s used in processed meat applications for its water-binding capacity and to reduce fat content.
  • Pet Food: Guar gum helps to form the gel-like consistency in wet canned pet food.
  • Gluten-free Products: As a gluten-free ingredient, it’s used in gluten-free recipes to improve texture and elasticity, acting as a substitute for gluten in baking.
  • Fiber Supplements: Guar gum is a source of soluble dietary fiber and is used in fiber supplements and foods.

Properties

Physical Form
Appearance
White fine powder, homogenous, free flowing
Typical Properties
ValueUnitsTest Method / Conditions
Viscositiy (1%Solution, After 24 Hours)5000 - 5500cPs-
Viscositiy (1%Solution, After 2 Hours)min. 5000cPs-
StarchAbsent--
Proteinmax. 5%-
pH (1% M)5.5 - 7.0--
Moisture Contentmax. 12%-
Ash Contentmax.1%-
Gum Contentmin. 80%-
Fatmax. 0.8%-
Acid Insoluble Residuemax. 3%-
Microbiological Values
ValueUnitsTest Method / Conditions
SalmonellaAbsent--
Molds and Yeastmax. 300/g-
Escherichia coliAbsent--
ColiformAbsent/g-
Acrobic Plate Countmax. 5000/g-
Heavy Metals
ValueUnitsTest Method / Conditions
Mercury Contentmax. 1ppm-
Cadmium Contentmax. 1ppm-
Arsenic Contentmax. 2ppm-
Heavy Metals (as Lead)max. 10ppm-
Lead Contentmax. 2ppm-
Granulometry Properties
ValueUnitsTest Method / Conditions
Particle-size Distribution (on 100 Mesh)max. 1%-
Particle Size Distribution (Through 200 Mesh)min. 95%-

Packaging & Availability

Regional Availability
  • Canada
  • USA

Storage & Handling

Shelf Life
24 months