Guar Gum
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Guar Gum

Manufactured By DuPont Nutrition & Health

Guar gum is a powerful thickener that is eight times more effective than cornstarch for enhancing texture and consistency. It is a natural vegetable gum extract from the endosperm of the seed of the legume plant Cyamopsis tetragonolobus. Due to ease of use, and neutral taste, color, and smell, guar gum has the ability to crossover many application areas.

Key Benefits

  • All natural
  • Consumer friendly
  • Easy to integrate in formulations
  • Process tolerant
  • No negative interactions with other ingredients

Main Application Areas

Gillco offers a variety of guar gum options, each tailored for a unique application. Guar gum can be used to enhance texture and increase resiliency in baked goods, help tortillas maintain moisture and flexibility, and stabilize consistency in salad dressings and sauces. It is a reputable option to achieve and help maintain optimal texture in the following applications:

  • Bakery
  • Tortillas
  • Beverages
  • Culinary
  • Dairy
  • Frozen desserts
  • Fruit applications
  • Meat, poultry and seafood

Product Range

There are two major categories of guar gum in Gillco's portfolio, Grindsted Guar, and Grindsted Guar Easy. Both types are available in a range of particle sizes depending on product needs. Please contact us to determine which is best for your particular application.

Product Benefit Application
  • Controls viscosity and builds texture
  • Works over a broad formulation range
  • Available in a wide variety of mesh sizes
  • Neutral in taste and odor
  • Easily dispersed without vigorous agitation
  • Dust-free for a safe handling
  • Fast hydration in a broad range of mediums
Fruit beverages
Egg products
Fruit preparations
Dressings & sauces