guar gum


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guar gum

[′gwär ‚gəm]
(materials)
A mucilage formed from seeds of the guar plant; light-gray powder dispersible in water; used as a thickening agent in paper, foods, pharmaceuticals, and cosmetics.
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Before the shale boom, the food industry was paying about $2,000 for a ton of guar gum.
India accounts for more than 80% global guar gum exports.
If you plan to invest in guar gum and guar seed in expectation of the kind of returns they have given in the past, hold on.
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Prices began to rise in the middle of the last century when the food industry discovered that guar gum was an excellent viscosity modifier for use in foods such as yogurt, processed cheeses, salad dressings and sauces.
A wealth of clinical data indicates that the prebiotic activity of agave and guar gum may powerfully counter age-related declines in digestive function.
Breads with guar gum had colour characteristics similar to French bread.
Gentle Shower GelWith its innovative formula full of Pro-Vitamins B and natural Guar gum, Gentle Shower Gel transforms under the shower into a rich foam that respects the skin's pH.
Water or biodegradable drilling fluids such as Revert, Guar Gum, or other synthetic polymers are added as needed to keep the borehole open during the drilling process.
However, the product was nothing more than the slimming aid guar gum.
Among other ingredients, the blend includes inulin and guar gum.
Taiyo has announced that it has expanded the GRAS (Generally Recognized As Safe) status of its Partially Hydrolyzed Guar Gum (PHGG) through an independent panel of scientific experts.