Labh Additives is engaged in the manufacturer of quality Additives. We offer wide range of quality additives which are widely used in various industries like Food Industry, Textile Sizing, Paint Industry, Ceramics, Pharma Industry, Technical Industries, Mehendi Industries, Bakeries, Ice creams, Soaps, Detergent Powder, Water Based Pesticides, Cosmetics, Paper Industries, etc.
Guar Gum (E412):
Guar Gum manufactured by Labh Additives is used in food industries as the thickener, stabilizer, binder and texture-improver.
Guar Gum is a thickening agent in Foods and Medicines for human beings and animals because it is gluten-free, it is used as an additive to replace wheat flour in baked foods.
Guar Gum is also economical because it has almost eight times the water-thickening ability of other agents (e.g. corn-starch) and only a small quantity is needed for producing sufficient viscosity. Guar Gum can be used as an emulsion stabilizer and also for condensing hot and cold liquids, to make hot gels, light foams and as an emulsion stabilizer. Guar gum can be used for Soups, Sauces, Yoghurt, Cottage Cheeses, Curds and Frozen Desserts. Guar Gum is used in many technical industries such as textile sizing, agarbatti, paper industries, coils and in many more industries. In local language it is also known as Ghat Powder / Chikkat Powder.
Guar Gum is used as binder, stabiliser, thickening agent, viscosifier and extrusion aid.
Food Applications: Guar Gum applications in food industry has extravagantly increased demand for Guar Gum products. Guar Gum has the largest market in the food industry and is often used in gluten-free recipes and products.
In Baked Goods, Guar Gum expands the dough yield, gives good elasticity, improves texture and shelf life. In pastry fillings, it stops conjunction of the water in the filling, keeping the pastry crust crisp. It is predominantly used in hypoallergenic recipes that use different types of whole-grain flours. Guar Gum is required to improve the density of whole-grain flours, allowing them to rise as a normal flour would because the consistency of these flours allows the escape of gas released by leavening.
Ice-Creams: Ice Cream is been one of the popular dairy product since years. One of the most commonly used stabilizers in Ice Cream industry is the Guar Gum Powder. Guar Gum provides uniformity to the product. It helps to produce smoothness in body and texture. It also helps to get a degree of shape retention during melting. During storage of Ice Cream, it helps to reduce ice and lactose crystal growth. It improves creaminess and reduces wateriness in Ice Cream. Guar Gum powder is considered as the strong stabilizer in Ice Cream.
Dairy Products: Guar Gum thickens Yogurt, Milk, Liquid Cheese Products. In Dairy products, Guar Gum powder is utilized in texture, maintain gumminess & colour such as for product category like Ice-Creams, Soft Cheese, Cheese Spreads, Processed Cheese, Preserved Flavoured Milk, Puddings and much more.
Meat: Guar gum functions as a binder. Pet food especially for domestic animals like Canines, Cats, Cattles etc. are made of Guar Gum which is high in fiber and nutrients. It contributes to a healthy digestive system and also helps to maintain energy in pet’s lifestyle.
Condiments: Guar Gum improves the stability and appearance of Salad Dressings, Relishes, Barbecue Sauces, Ketchups and others.
Canned Soup: Guar Gum is used as a thickener and stabilizer. It is also used in Sweet Desserts, Dry Soups, Instant Oatmeal, Frozen Food Items, Canned Fish in Sauce and Animal Feed. Due to its thickening property, Guar Gum powder is used in Sweets Candies for viscosity, moisture retention, bonding and glazing to enhance that delicious look on confectioneries.