The guar bean is principally grown in India and Pakistan, with smaller crops grown in the U.S., Australia, China, and Africa. The drought-resistant guar bean can be eaten as a green bean, fed to cattle, or used in green manure.
Guar gum is extracted from guar bean,has the largest molecular weight.Guar gum can be applied in food. ,pharmacy, paper-making, textile and artesian well industry as thickener, stabilizer, emulsion, ES, SC and compatibilizer. The largest market for guar gum is in the food industry. In the U.S., differing percentages are set for its allowable concentration in various food applications . In Europe, guar gum has EU food additive code E412
Store in cool & dry place. Keep away from strong light and heat.
A white to yellowish-white, nearly odourless powder
(1%, 2h, Brookfield DVII, #4 spindle, 20rpm)
≥ 5500 mPa.s
(1%, 24h, Brookfield DVII, #4 spindle, 20rpm)
Min 300 mPa.s higher than viscosity recorded in 2 hours
95% Pass 200 Mesh
Mould & Yeast
≤ 200 cfu/ g
Total Plate Count
≤ 1000 cfu/ g
350 cfu/ g
Guar gum, extracted from the pods of the guar plant, is widely used as an emulsifier, thickener, and stabilizer in food and cosmetics. Guar gum is used in food as a thickening and binding agent. It is also used in textile, paper, pharmaceutical, oil and many other industries.
After refine process, Guar Gum is used in various industries: in the food industry as a stabilizer, in ice creams instant puddings and whipped cream substitutes, as a meat binder and a stabilizer for cheeses, in industrial applications including cloth and paper manufacture, oil well drilling, explosives, ore flotation and many other applications
Guar Gum is used as a Natural thickener, Emulsifier, Stabiliser, Bonding agent, Hydrocolloid, Geling agent, Soil Stabiliser, Natural fiber, Flocculant, Fracturing agent, etc