Guar gum is the gum derived from the seeds of guar plant. It is botanically called as cyamopsis tetragonoloba. Guaran is yet another term used to refer to guar gum. Guar seeds have high level of low-shear viscosity than other hydrocolloids. Guar gum is also referred as guarkernmehl, guaran, goma guar, gomme guar and galactomannan in different nations.

Guar gum is comparatively as cost effective option when compared to other traditional thickeners and stabilizers. It is also an effective binder, emulsifier and plasticizer. The polysaccharide present in guar gum contains high amount of galactose and mannose.

Properties of Guar Gum

- It contains more thickening capacity than corn starch.
- It prevents crystal formation in ice cream.
- It is a draught resistant crop.
- It forms into a good gel when combined in water.

Applications of Guar Gum

- Endosperm of guar sees are applied in mining, textile, drilling, and petroleum industries.
- It is also applied in variety of food products and pharmaceutical products.
- It is applicable in cosmetics, water treatment, explosives, confectioneries and many more.
- Treated as a key product for humans and animals as it contains excellent nourishing property.

Regions For Growing Guar Gum

Guar gum grows in semi-arid regions. In India guar plant is irrigated in many states including Gujarat, Madhya Pradesh, Haryana and Rajasthan. The seeds of guar plant are sown in sandy soil in order to obtain best results in harvesting. Pakistan is another country where guar plant is cultivated at large next to India.

Benefits of Guar Gum

- It reduces blood glucose
- Lowering insulin levelsbrbr

Guar Gum Powder

Guar gum powder is a product derived from the endosperm of guar seeds. It is whitish or yellowish in color and contains a slight odor. The seed pods of this plant are grown in groups and 100 kilos of beans can yield roughly 29 kilos of endosperm after removing the bean pods.

Guar seeds are sown after the first monsoon rain begins. This is a nutritious kharif legume that is irrigated for vegetables, manure and green fodder.

Quality

Guar seeds are processed through machineries and we have the complete range of advanced processing machineries to maintain the quality of guar by products. We have the latest research facilities to process with quality testing and our research professionals are well qualified and talented in capturing the contemporary research methods to maintain the quality of guar gum powder and related products.

Our research professionals take care of every production stage and stick to hygienic aspects to maintain the nutritional value of guar gum powder without the chance of contaminating.

We determine production stages with quality testing and quality control parameters including the following,

1. A.I.R. (Acidic Insoluble Residue
2. Moisture
3. Viscosity
4. Content of Ash
5. Size of the Particle
6. Odor
7. Protein
8. Filterability

9. Gum Content
10. Color
11. Fibre
12. Granulation
13. Insoluble Residue
14. Fat Content
15. pH
16. Heavy Metals
17. Arsenic
18. Lead

We follow with Microbiological Quality Test methods which includes bacteriological test of Food grade products, standard plate count, yeast and mould, salmonella, E-coli, Colliform, Pseudomonas, Staphylococcus, etc.

Quality

  HS-Code of Guar Gum Powder 130.232.30
  CAS No. of Guar Gum Powder 9000-30-0
  EEC No. of Guar Gum Powder 9000-30-0
  BT No. of Guar Gum Powder 1302.3290
  EINECS No. of Guar Gum Powder 232.536.8
  Imco-Code Harmless