Guar Gum-PolyPro International

3 months ago, Fri, Nov 3, 2017, 07:43:52
Guar gum is a widely used thickening and lubricating agent used in a number of industrial processes. It is extracted from the guar seed. Guar gum is known to cool off rapidly when mixed in cold water, which enhances thickness and viscosity that can be used in items as diverse as toothpaste and fabric dyes. Not to mention, guar gum is also applied to drill bits to help them cool off quicker on oil and gas rigs. So, you might be wondering how this substance can be used in food products. On the surface, it seems guar gum powder isn’t edible and can actually health problems if ingested. Well, that’s not the case. The versatility of this polymer is such that it can be used in a range of food products, from pet food to frozen food. Let’s take a look at how it is used in different food products: