LOCUST BEAN GUM
Locust Bean Gum (LBG) is a natural hydrocolloid extracted from locust tree seeds.
The endosperm of carob seeds are separated from germ and testa by various processes then ground to locust bean gum.
LBG imparts smooth flow properties, freeze- thaw stability and appropriate thickening to a wide range of products. It also improves gel strength when used in combination with K-Carrageenan. INCOM Locust Bean Gum provides brightness high viscosity the whitest coloured and highest gel strength.
LBG dissolves completely above 75 C.
Usage level : 0.1 – 0.9 %
We mainly produce the following LBG grades ;
LBG A-01 (2800 – 3000 cps): Top grade LBG suitable for the products where high viscosity and whiteness are important
LBG A-02 (2400 – 2600 cps): Medium grade LBG suitable for the products where high viscosity is not very important
LBG A-03 (2000 – 2200 cps): Standard grade LBG suitable for the products where both high viscosity and whiteness are not very important