CAS Number: 9000-01-5

E-Number: E414

EC Number: 232-519-5

Mol. Formula: C15H20NNaO4

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25 Kilo Bag Options for Gum Arabic

What is Gum Arabic?

Also known as Acacia Gum, Gum Arabic is a product made from the sap of various acacia trees (hence the name). An off-white to cream powder, Gum Arabic has no discernible taste or odour.

Harvested from many wild trees in Sudan, Acacia Gum is sourced by bubbling sap through exposed tree branches. Gum Arabic is then manufactured by drying and curing this sap before further processing in Europe. Once there, the Gum Arabic is cleaned, dissolved and dried again to create the final product for sale.

Gum Arabic is a common thickener and stabilizer for food, beverage and industrial applications. Most of the stocks for Acacia Gum go into foods but are also within several industrial products. These include icing sugar, soft candies and chewing gums for their thickening and gumming properties. The more industrial applications include paints, ceramics, photography pigments and even shoe polish.

Gum Arabic at Kilo Ltd.

As a BRC Accredited supplier, Kilo vets its sources to ensure we supply quality products for our customers. As a primary supplier, we are a powerful addition to your range of sources. Whether a single bag or beyond, we have staff on-site to assist with stocks, quotes and much more.

Hopefully, this information helped with your details regarding Gum Arabic. Should you need more information, get in touch. Kilo can assist with Gum Arabic, among others. We are available using the website links, emails or by calling our team on 01384 293 222.

Industry Applications

Foods | Confectionary, Icing Sugar, Chewing Gum, Gravy, Yoghurt
Cosmetics | Moisturisers, Shampoo
Industrial | Paints, Ceramics, Photography Pigments, Shoe Polish

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This information is provided as a guide and is by no means legally binding. Suggestions on dosage rates, specific applications and anything else related to detailed quality information can be provided by our quality team or requested directly to our manufacturer.