Natural plant source food ingredient
Tara gum is a natural plant source gum, obtained by grinding the endosperm of the
seeds of Caesalpinia spinosa, of the Leguminosae family. Tara gum, also called
Chemically, Tara gum is formed by monomers of Galactosa and Manosa, it is a
galactomannan of high molecular weight. Its properties are intermediate between those
of Locust Bean Gum and Guar Gum. Tara Gum is extracted from the Tara Seed, milled
and sieved to obtain Tara Gum Powder. It is a neutral colored powder, odorless,
tasteless, and very stable at room temperature. Its composition and structure make it
highly viscous at low concentrations compared to other gums.
Tara Gum is approved in the Canadian Market.
• Highly hydrophilic, retains large amount of water
• Provides an excellent texture and consistency in a wide range of food applications
• Neutral polysaccharide, which is practically unchanged by electrolytes
• Stable at pH> 3
• High freeze and thaw stability
• Synergistic effect with other hydrocolloids (carrageenan, xanthan gum and agar)
• Reduce gel syneresis with improved mechanical properties.
• Soluble in hot water and partially soluble in cold water.
Meat Based Products
Jams and Jellies
Gluten Free Products
Low Sodium Products
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