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Locust Bean Gum

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Locust bean pods are the fruit of the carob tree, which is native to the Mediterranean region separate the seeds from the pulp. With a sugar content of more than 50%, the pulp is mainly used as animal feed. The seeds are shelled and the endosperms are separated from the seedlings. Locust bean gum is obtained by milling these endosperms (splits) – this is then used in the food industry.

The gum produced from the seedlings is mainly used as a plant protein for food and feed purposes. Locust bean gum is a popular natural thickening agent and stabiliser. Locust bean gum have various applications in food industry such as dairy, bakery, confectionery, condiments, meat & plant based meat applications