Arabic Gum is a natural exudate gum, also known as Acacia gum is a composite mixture of polysaccharides and glycoprotein that is mainly used as stabilizer in the food industry. Arabic gum is a product of the two species of acacia trees, Acacia Senegal and Acacia Seyal.
Sudan is greatest producer of Arabic gum, with more than 75% of the Senegalese grade supply which is the best quality. The acacia tree is found in dry regions of the country such as Darfur and Kordofan.
MAIN APPLICATION FOR GUM ARABIC:
Confectionary (chocolate and chewing gum).
Beverages (soft drinks)
Stabilising agent for frozen dairy desserts, etc.
Nutrition (alimentary fiber)
General specifications of Hashab grades:
Hand Picked Selected: 16mm & above.
Cleaned and Sifted: 5mm – 16mm.
Granules: 0.5mm – 5mm.
General specifications of Talha grades:
Cleaned: 4mm & above.
Sifting: 0.5mm – 4mm.
Dust: 0- 0.5mm