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Locust Bean Gum




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SKU: 5060341113611 ISBN: 5060341113611

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Locust Bean Gum is alternatively known as Carob Gum and is extracted from the Carob tree by grinding the endosperm of its seeds. Its uses are as a thickener or stabilizer and it possesses water-binding properties. It disperses in cold or hot water and dissolves at >85.0°C depending on the medium and the process. It can be used in aqueous dairy or fruit media with various total solids. Suitable for Vegans & Vegetarians, Non-GMO, Gluten Free, Non-Irradiated.


  • Increase the viscosity and thickness of liquids. Use to create fluid heat-stable gels
  • Add to frozen products to prevent ice crystals from forming and to improve the texture
  • A small amount added to a recipe can prevent the leeching of liquids
  • Creates an extremely stretchy gel when blended with Xanthan Gum
  • Suitable for Vegans Non-GMO, Gluten Free, Non-Irradiated


How to use: Dosage Rates: 3 – 11 grams per kg. Add Locust Bean Gum gradually to your liquid/solution whilst stirring vigorously. Locust Bean is soluble cold but dissolves easier in hot liquids and will provide the highest viscosity when heated above 60°C.


Storage Conditions: Store in dry, cool conditions and not in direct sunlight. Use within 6 months of opening.


Ingredients: Locust (Carob) Bean Gum E410.


Dietary Information: Suitable for Vegans & Vegetarians, Non-GMO, Gluten Free, Non-Irradiated, Halal friendly, Kosher friendly.


Nutritional Information: Based on typical content/100g: Energy: 816kJ/202kCal, Fat: <1.5g, Of which saturates: 0.1g, Carbohydrate: <1.0g, Of which sugars: <1.0g, Protein: <7.0g, Salt: 0.01g, Fibre: ˃75g.


Labelling according to UK & EU regulations.