KGI imports Gum Arabic(E414, Acacia gum)which
is a basic raw material for Gum Acacia. It is
mainly produced from Acacia Senegal commonly
known as Hashab which are mainly available in
Sudan, Senegal, Nigerian, other African
countries and also in some parts of India.
This imported Gum is
then sorted at our warehouse based on colour, size
and characteristics . The most famous is Kordofon
Grade. In India the labour is cheap and the
material is passed through various size seivers
and all the dust particles, foreign matter and
wood is separated. Further it is hand sorted in
different colours: i.e white,pink and brownish
according to various sizes in granule as per the
requirement of our esteemed buyer it is Grinded
and Pulverised in powder form (Gum Acacia) or Gum
Arabic spray dried powder .
The popularity and world wide demand of Gum Arabic
is growing. The demand has grown up several times
creating supply scarcity conditions.
Gum Arabic Characteristics
Thin Flakes Powder, Granules and Angular
Colour white to yellowish white.
Almost odourless with mucilaginous consistency.
Carbohydrate Polyer picture
Complex and Highly Branched
Central Core Or Nucleus
D-Galactose and D- Glucoronic Acid. Calcium,
Magnesium and Potassium salts.
L -Arabinose and L - Rhammose.
Gum Arabic is
multifunctional and is used in wide range of
diverse food products.
It's major uses
are in the stabilisation of flavour emulsion,
in the encapsulation of flavour and in the
Gum arabic has
also found uses as a bulking agent in dietetic
metabolises with difficulty and can be
considered along with roughage or fiber for
Gum Arabic is
also used in other products, notably in paints
and inks, pharmaceuticals and adhesives.