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Guar Gum Powder – A growing market

Thursday June 22, 2017,

2 min Read

Growing Demand for Organic products Across the Globe

Nowadays consumers are questioning about the products they purchase and use. The improved regulations in the food industry have enabled food producers and processors to explain in detail the contents of their products. They need to inform about how and where their products were made, resources used and even sample test results of the products.

The use of organic products also require that even additives to food items should be of organic origin hence the growing demand for guar gum slurry as a food stabilizer thickener are at all time high.

Significance of Organic Hydrocolloids

These substances are preferred over synthetic thickeners because of various characteristics like being natural and various health benefits. Guar gum is also hydrocolloid with high percentage of soluble fiber.

Tests indicates that significant decrease in the cholesterol level in the body by up to 5% has been noted on continued consumption of fiber rich foods such as hydrocolloids. It also affects the metabolism and reduces blood cholesterol by 10%. In addition, it is able to reduce the insulin and glucose effects on carbohydrates if taken in right quantity, necessary for the management of type 2 diabetes.

Uses of Organic Guar Gum Powder

It is used in pharmaceuticals manufacturing as tablet binder and also as a disintegrating agent. Guar slurry also works as a controlled release carrier. Due to its thickening property it is used as the most suitable thickening substance. Its application ranges from the pet industry as a thickener, pharmaceutical industry as gelling agent; and in cosmetic industry and toothpaste manufacturing as a thickener.

Future Market

Organic products like guar gum and organic food will consistently increase due to increase application in future also. Guar gum is used in almost every industry hence it production is one of the most promising business for any country.