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Gum Powder in india

Guar Gum Powder Properties


Guar gum powder is extensively used in numerous food manufacturing and other industrial applications because of its various beneficial properties. When talking about the exceptional features of guar gum powder, the main property is its ability to rapidly hydrate in cold water and its solubility in hot as well as cold water. It provides the required viscosity in cold water. It is the most cost-effective stabilizer and thickening agent as well and it provides great texture to the produced items. It is resistant to oil and draught.


Along with these exceptional features guar gum powder has various other properties which are as follows:

  • Guar gum powder is easily soluble in hot and cold water.
  • This powder has extraordinary water-binding ability.
  • Guar gum powder is resistant is oil, grease, and other solvents.
  • Guar gum is better than various other hydrocolloids.
  • Guar gum powder has more thickening capacity as compared to starch.
  • Guar gum powder prevents the formation of ice crystals.
  • Guar gum has outstanding stabilizing, thickening, emulsion, and film-forming properties.
  • It forms a gel-like structure when gets in touch with water.
  • Guar gum has robust hydrogen bonding features.
  • It is well-suited with a range of organic and inorganic substances which includes numerous constituents of food and dyes.
  • Its viscosity is affected by the temperature, existence of salts, pH, and other solvents.
  • Guar gum’s viscosity slowly increases with its increasing concentration in water.
  • It sustains a steady high viscosity over a wide range of ph.
  • The time required for guar gum powder to completely hydrate in cold water depends on various factors which include the temperature, pH, presence of salt, et.