Locust bean gum, also known as LBG, carob bean gum or carob, is a thickening and a gelling agent that is widely used, primarily in the food industry. But there are many more possibilities.
What is locust bean gum?
Locust bean gum is a natural products, extracted from the carob tree, mostly found in the Mediterranean region. Locust bean gum is extracted from the carob bean, the seeds of the carob tree. And there is carob powder, also called carob flour; a products derived from the ripe, dried and grounded locust tree pods of the carob tree.
Our locust bean gum (LBG)
We deliver carob gum/locust gum. The carob bean gum from the carob seeds/carob beans is used in the food industry as a food thickening agent in dairy or in baked goods to increase dough quality, or to prevent fillings from seeping. LBG is also used in pet foods. The mining industry uses it to refine products and the paper and textile industry applies it too, where they use carob gum and carob chips from the carob tree to thicken their end products.
LBG products have wonderful nutritional benefits as an additive for the food and feed industry. The carob seed and its been gum contain up to 80% protein and many vitalizing minerals that can treat coughs and diarrhea.
Carob Gum/Locust Bean Gum/Gomme de caroube is an EU-approved product, known as E410. It can be safely used in any food products. At Amstel Products, we can assure its fast and clean delivery, according to HACCP standards.
Order your LBG at Amstel Products
Carob Gum/Locust Bean Gum/Gomme de caroube is an EU-approved product, known as E410. It can be safely used in any food products. At Amstel Products, we can assure its fast and clean delivery, according to HACCP standards. Contact us for more information