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  • Cassia powder obtained from Cassia tora is a well-known herb that is been found throughout India as well as other countries. It is a rich source of anthraquinone glycosides, also widely been used against different diseases. There are various chemical compounds been isolated with the cassia gum powder having various pharmacological activities such as anti-inflammatory, antigenotoxic, hypolipidemic, spasmogenic and antinociceptive, antiproliferative and many more.

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    The research found the following activities of Cassia Gum Powder in Toxicology, Pharmacology & Food Science

    1. Research found that there was a significant decrease in the level of serum markers by the hydroalcoholic extracts of Cassia tora protecting the hepatic cells
    2. Cassia powder contains hydroxychalcone as well as other similar chemicals that is been used to improve insulin sensitivity. Methanol extracts of cassia flower help to activate blood proteins as well as improves the sugar level in the blood.
    3. It also contains cinnamaldehyde. This helps to fight against bacteria as well as fungi. Also helps to stop the growth of solid tumor cells
    4. Its hepatoprotective activity helps to control the alcohol level in the body. The activity has been performed from the extract of the Cassia tora leaves. The research showed that the intake of the cassia gum powder helped to control the cholesterol level as well as the weight of the body
    5. Ethanolic extracts of cassia roots helped for renal injury in animals.
    6. Cassia Powder showed a significant antibacterial activity against Bacillus subtilis, Staphylococcus aureus, Enterococcus faecalis and many more.
    7. It has a strong antioxidant activity that is stronger as compared to Alphatocopherol.
    8. It also plays an important role in the food industry; it has 75% polysaccharides in weight.
    9. In the food industry, it is been used as emulsifiers, thickeners and stabilizer additives. It goes through a thermal treatment that involves de-husking and de-germing of the Cassia seeds. Later, by the extraction method, the seeds are been purified by applying Isopropanol.
    10. Splits of cassia consist of galactose and mannose units which are been used as additives in food.
    11. Cassia Gum powder has many applications in the food industry as well as pharmacology. Generally, it is been used in food as it gives a spicy aroma and great taste to human foodstuff.
    12. The constituents of the cassia powder like tannis, gums, sugarm mucilage etc. are been used as a food additive and is also considered as a natural ingredient

    Research shows that the cassia gum powder is widely been used in different industries. Considering the increase in the demand of cassia gum powder, Agrogum provides you the high-quality cassia gum powder. We offer with the quality product, as our product samples are been tested by well-experienced scientist, once approved then further goes for processing and final packaging of the product. Besides, we are also the exporter of guar gum powder, guar gum split, guar meal, fast hydration guar gum powder, cassia tora seed, cassia tora split, and sesbania gum powder. These products are widely used in different industries that include food, textile, pharmaceutical and cosmetic, oil and gas, paper, mining, and much more industry.

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  • Hydrocolloids are characterised by their ability to form a highly viscous solution when mixed with water. Water being essential ingredients in most of the food products, makes hydrocolloids the most favourable additive whenever there is a requirement of change of texture. Long chains of polymers, present in Hydrocolloids like Guar Gum, leads to abundance in presence of hydroxyls. These hydroxyls bind with water molecules altering the viscosity of the whole solution. Hydrocolloids are being used extensively in soups, jelly, jams, gravies and various other products to modify their rheology. They act as thickening and gelling agents while also helping improve and preserve the quality of food over a long duration of time. Hydrocolloids property to control the growth of crystals of ice and sugar has allowed it makes its way into ice-creams, dessert and similar products.

    Cassia Tora Seeds

    Thickening Agent:

    Hydrocolloid’s most important use in any food product is to provide viscous texture. The reasons why they are used so extensively in food products are mentioned below:

    1. Hydrocolloids provide high-grade thickening at comparatively low prices. Its abundance of availability and low cost makes it favourable for use.
    2. Hydrocolloids are having the ability to maintain viscosity over a wide range of pH and under high temperature. Since food products are most probably to be exposed to extensive heat and usually contains ingredients with different ph, it is important for hydrocolloids to remain stable.
    3. While hydrocolloids are fairly stable, in terms of viscosity; it is also important that viscosity can be altered as per desire. It is known that the viscosity of certain hydrocolloids, such as Arabic Gum, decreases with an increase in shear stress. This property can be used to alter viscosity as per the requirement.

    While Starch, a hydrocolloid, is relatively cheap and abundant as compared to other hydrocolloids its thickening ability is considerably low. If one wants to use starch and wants a high-grade thickening effect, he/she has to add it in large amounts. Because of such high content of starch, it is a possibility that the taste of food might get altered. Guar gum powder, which has eight times the thickening effect of starch, is used in low concentration in various food products and still gives better results. Some of the products in which Gaur gum is used are ice-cream, ketchup, fruit Juices and pudding powder.

    Gelling Agent:

    While the functionality of gelling agents overlaps with that of thickening agents, it is important to know that the gelling agent gives a gel-like texture without the presence of any stiffness while thickeners are often known for the stiffness that it provides. Cassia Tora powder, hydrocolloids, is a naturally occurring gelling agent and also add to taste of the food.  Guar gum powder has the ability to mix in hot/cold water and possess shear thinning property. This property allows it to provide gel-like texture at low ph and at certain shear stress. While most of the gelling effects produced by hydrocolloids are reversible under certain ph or temperature, there are some which produce irreversible effects. Such hydrocolloids with irreversible gelling agents are usually used in the making of dairy products. Using Carboxymethylcellulose, like that of Guar gum, consistency index and viscosity of the product increases with greater efficiency as compared to when using Xanthan Gum or Tragacanth.

    What do we provide?

    At Agro Gums, we provide a variety of hydrocolloids including Guar, Cassia and Sesbania. These hydrocolloids are available in different forms including in derivative form, Fast Hydration Guar Gum. We have been serving the hydrocolloids market since 1979 and have huge experience. At Agro Gums, we maintain a Quality Assure department and without the approval of this department, no product is sent in the market.

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  • Cassia Tora Seeds are of superior quality small, bold and shinny seeds processed through machines. They are available in different ranges which are mostly grown in different tropical regions of India. Agro Gum provides Cassia Gum Powder that is been useful in different ways.
    Cassia Tora seeds are slightly cold with the combination of sweet, salt and bitter taste. The Cassia Tora Gum is been manufactured from endosperm of Cassia Tora or Senna obtusifolia.
    Cassia Gum has the ratio of Mannose: Galactose which is 5: 1 having 75% polysaccharide. Cassia Tora seeds are having many medicinal properties which are also having different medicinal uses.

    Cassia Tora Seeds

    • There are important found in Cassia Tora which includes Aloe Emodin, chrysophanol, resins, succinic acids, Catharine calcium, iron and many more that reduces the cholesterol level and obesity
    • To reduce obesity level herbal tea can be prepared using cassia tora seeds which help to cure with the obesity problem. This tea is a combination of cassia tora powder and plant extracts. The endosperm of the seed is been processed to form powder.
    • This tea helps to manage with the overweight condition and promotes with easier bowl movement.
    • Tea that is been prepared from Cassia Tora seeds has lower amount of calories with good dietary supplements helps people to reduce weight.
    • Cassia Tora Gum Powder consists of special infusion action with alcohol which inhibits the development of dangerous microbes such as staphylococcus, bacillus coli and typhoid causing bacteria.
    • Not only with this, it also helps to cure with the many diseases like Conjunctivitis, has a disease that caused the inflammation of eye. Conjuctiva is nothing but a thin and moist membrane that protects the eyeball and the inner lid. Cassia Tora seeds help to cure with this eyesight problem and also other problems related to eye.
    • It is been used in the preparation of antiasthamtic medications, aperients, etc which helps to improve visual activity
    • The dried and fresh leaves of cassia tora plant are been used to cure with the skin diseases. It helps to cure many skin diseases which include ulcers, ring worm and other parasitic skin diseases. The leaves of this plant consist of the anti-bacterial property.
    • The fruit of the cassia tora is been used in the treatment of fever and also been used to cure the infection in the body.
    • The cassia tora leaves consists of anthroquinones which helps in the management in teething of children as well as helps in reducing constipation.

    These are the medicinal uses of Cassia Tora seeds as well as the Cassia Gum Powder. Further this Cassia Tora Gum powder when boiled in water forms high-viscosity aqueous colloids which is been used as thickening agent in different industries. It is also been used in making air freshener. There are other applications of this Cassia Tora which are mostly used in food industry, oil well drilling, cosmetics, food industry, dairy products, pet food, mining, paper industry as well as textile industry.

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  • What is Cassia Tora Powder?

    Cassia Tora or Senna Tora is a wild plant or a weed found mainly in tropical regions of many South-Eastern countries to include India, Pakistan, Afghanistan, Nepal, Bhutan and even Sri Lanka. Its biological name is Cassia Tora Linn. Its seeds are crushed to get the Cassia powder. It is also called Chakravad or Pavand in Hindi and Kuvadiyo in Gujarati. It is a well-known herb due to its high medicinal value in eliminating various ailments of the kidney, liver, and intestines apart from many skin diseases too.

    Components and Properties of This Powder

    The main components of Cassia Tora seed or powder are flavonoids, alkaloids, cinnamaldehyde, gum, tannins, mannitol, coumarins and essential oils. It is also believed to contain anthraquinone. Its leaves and seeds are used in preparing Ayurvedic medicinal formulations. It can be used topically as a paste which is prepared from the powder of its seeds or leaves. It may also be consumed orally after mixingwith herbal formulations.

    Cassia Tora Powder

    As Cassia Tora has been a popular ingredient in ancient Indian herbal formulations, lots of research has been done on this. These studies have shown Cassia Tora to possess significant medicinal properties and benefits as summarized here.

    • Natural Antibiotic

    Cassia Tora powder has antibacterial, anti-viral, anti-oxidant, germicidal and anti-parasitic nature. Thus, when applied externally, it is also known to work as an effective remedy for skin diseases to include ringworm or tinea, leprosy, scabies, leukoderma, eczema, psoriasis, and acne. In short, it is a natural antibiotic. Due to the same, it is also used orally to cure many intestinal infections.

    • Anti-Inflammatory

    Due to its anti-inflammatory properties, Cassia Tora is also used in herbal formulations for arthritis and other such inflammatory conditions or in ointments for reducing swelling. This characteristicalso aids in relieving the swelling caused in various skin ailments.

    • Natural Gelling

    With its gelling properties, Cassia Tora gives an added advantage of being used as a component in skin ointments. This gel forms a good base to hold other ingredients together in an ointment, making it easier to be applied topically.

    • Natural Pesticide

    Cassia Tora, apart from having numerous benefits in curing skin diseases, is also a natural pesticide. This property, along with its gelling nature, promotes its beneficial use in cattle food and in the meat industry.

    • Improves Gastric Secretions

    By improving the gastric secretions, this herb helps in digestion. A good digestive system is a key to good skin health.

    • Eye and Vision

    Cassia Tora powder contains Retinoic Acid. It is thus used for curing vision problems and some infections of the eye including conjunctivitis.

    • Cold and Flu

    Due to its antiviral properties, this herb, when used in combination with others, helps alleviate cold and flu.

    Conclusion

    As we can see, Cassia Tora is a magic herb, with a myriad of medicinal benefits. It gives healthy and blemish-free skin when applied topically or even consumed orally as an Ayurvedic supplement. The most significant advantage of this herb taking a lead as a herbal agent in the medical industry isthat Cassia Tora powder is very economical. Being a weed, it grows and spreads easily and thus farmers can produce it in large quantities without much hassle. Therefore, it can be availed at very reasonable prices. Try it now for a healthy skin experience!

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  • Ever wondered to get the organic hair treatment at the cheapest rate? If yes, one can get it by using cassia powder (Cassia Obovata). Cassia powder appears like Henna powder yet it differs because of its different properties. It is derived from the leaves of cassia plant. It is also known as Neutral Heena.

    Which Properties in Cassia Obovata Powder makes hair Strong and Shiny?

    1. Anti fungal
    2. Moisture retention
    3. Excellent conditioner
    4. Anti bacterial
    5. Does not contain any chemical and preservatives

    How Cassia Powder is better than Heena Powder?

    1. Cassia powder does not leave any stain while Heena power leaves stain in hands if one applies it with hands.
    2. It moisturizes the hair but application of Heena powder makes one’s hair dry.
    3. It makes hair more glossy and shiny than Heena powder.
    4. It can be released quicker than Heena powder. One can release the cassia powder after 30-60 minutes of applying it.

    How to use cassia powder for glossy and healthy hair?

    Here, the procedure of using cassia powder on hair:

    Step 1: Mix the powder with warm water and leave it for 20-30 minutes.

    Step 2: Apply the cassia paste on the clean hair (dry or damp). Taking a small section of hair, start applying it and repeat it on the other sections of hair.

    Step 3: Take a plastic wrap and cover the hair.

    Step 4: Rinse the hair after keeping the paste for 30-60 minutes.

    Precaution: Take care that the product does not come in contact with eyes.

    Hair treatment and hair dyes using cassia powder

    Usage of Cassia Obovata Protein pack at the quickest time

    Applying cassia obovata paste on your hair and rinsing it off after 60 minutes, it can provide the below listed benefits:

    Protects damage

    It provides nutrients that are lacking in hair.  It also cures sebum excess.

    Strengthen hair

    It promotes less shedding and breakage. Thus, strengthens and rejuvenates the hair.

    Healthy scalp

    It cleanses the scalp. It cures dandruff and irritation, gives one healthy scalp. Thus, it promotes healthy growth.

    Provides shine

    If one has dull and dry hair, it can give perfect boost of shine. It is works as a natural conditioner.

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    Organic coloring and Highlights at the cheapest rate

    1. One can apply Cassia Obovata paste for 5-6 hours, rinse it off and get the hair color.
    2. One can use its paste on the section of hair which is needed to be highlighted.

    Attention: It only works on natural blonde, grey hair or light hair.

    But, one can use it with various herbal colors to get the shades of required color.

    How it does? Neutral Heena has a golden yellow dye molecule in it which promotes coloring.

    Demand of Cassia Powder in Hair Product Making Industry

    As the people are getting aware about the usefulness of cassia powder for hair, they are demanding it. The cassia plant is grown in East Africa and India. They are much in demand because people are getting inclined towards organic hair products for maintenance of their hair. The product is cost effective and has properties which can enhance the growth and shine of hair. Thus, the product is getting importance in hair product making industry.

    Why Agro Gums?

    ‘Agro Gums’ is one of the leading processor and exporter of guar gum since more than three decades. It provides quality products at competitive rates. It provides wide range of cassia and guar products. It provides products that match international standards. It has a R&D department which works on product enrichment demonstrates of product application. It provides excellent customer services.

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  • The market sentiment is the feeling or the overall attitude of the investors or players towards the particular product. It can also be described as the general expected direction that the demand of a product is expected to be headed. Investor sentiment is described as whether bullish or bearish in nature, where by bullish sentiment means prices are expected to be going up and bearish meaning prices are expected to be going down.

    Hydrocolloids

    Hydrocolloids are colloidal substances that have a special affinity with water. In chemistry they are referred to as macromolecular and hydrophilic substances.  Some of these chemicals are able to dissolve in water while others will only swell when mixed with water. Several hydrocolloids are derived from plants such as the guar gum, the cassia tora seed and the Sesbania gum.

    Market Outlook

    The market outlook for hydrocolloids has been very positive. The rapid growth in allied industries such as functional food manufacturing and beverages production has been very pivotal in influencing the market sentiment for hydrocolloids.

    Constant product research and changing consumer inclinations toward healthy lifestyles and nutritious foods have favored usage of natural hydrocolloids. Increasing populations, with increasing disposable incomes and living standards is expected to create a steady demand in processed food products, which are major users of hydrocolloids.

    Guar Gum Powder

    One of the major factors driving investor sentiment for the guar gum powder is the state of crude oil drilling. There has been a deliberate effort by governments around the world to increase the level of crude production, led by the United States government. This is a total reversal to the trend that had been witnessed three years ago.  By the end of the year 2016, the investor’s sentiment had already changed from a negative outlook to positive with an 8 % increase in guar prices observed by early 2017. There is a general opinion from stakeholders that the demand level of the guar powder alone will rise by over 25%.

    Guar Gum Powder

    Usage in Other Industries

    Apart from usage in the oil exploration industry, Guar Gum Splits have other important uses in industry. Their property as an effective natural thickening agent puts it at the top in demand. Manufacturing industries such as toothpaste, food processing and pharmaceutical production have high requirements for the food grade guar gum splits. This demand level coupled by good rate of economic developments in various countries has created a good sentiment among the guar gum traders.

    The Cassia Tora

    The cassia powder is also used as food additive in food and beverage making. It acts as foam stabilizer, emulsifier and texture enhancement product. Cassia Tora Split market sentiment is expected to continue with an upward trend with its increasing usage in products like baby food, dairy products, biscuits and jellies.

    Sesbania Gum Powder

    Sesbania Gum Powder is another important hydrocolloid gaining popularity in various industries. One incentive for the popularity of the Sesbania is the ease of availability compared to other natural gums. The product is also favored for its ability to resist degradation at high temperatures. Its high solubility makes it preferred in waste water treatments than other natural hydrocolloids.

    This article has been posted by working at Agro Gums. Agro Gums is a guar and cassia gum manufacturing company offering high quality guar gum powder, fast hydration guar gum powder, cassia powder, guar splits and guar meal to satisfy the production requirements of various industries across the world.

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  • In the modern times there has been renewed interest in what can be obtained through the natural resources, such as herbs and seeds, especially those that have special characteristics. The cassia Tora is one such plant that is gaining acceptance as a worthy alternative to conventional medicine.

    This herb is an oriental shrub that occurs as a weed during the rainy seasons in the continent of India.

    According to the Chinese, the plant has been very important in the management of disorders such as night blindness, hypertension, constipation and hypercholesterolemia.

    Cassia Tora Powder

    Pharmacological Activity

    Some important pharmacological activities of the cassia-based medicine include acting as; hypolipidemic, antihepatotoxic, hypoglycemic, anti-mutagenic, and anti-fungal activity.

    Medicinal Properties

    Some of the important compounds found in the cassia tora plant include the aloe-emodin, chrysophanol, resins, stearic, succinic acids, tartaric acid, Catharine calcium, iron,and many more which have a lot of medicinal uses.

    Use of Cassia Powder in the Management of Conjunctivitis

    Conjunctivitis is a condition affecting the eyes that causes the inflammation of the eyes. The conjunctiva is a thin and moist membrane that protects the eyeball and the inner eyelid. This problem is caused by bacteria and leads to redness of the eyes and discharge occurs. It is a contagious infection. When this condition is not attended it may lead to blindness.Experienced doctors and traditional medicine have found the cassia powder is very effective in the management and prevention of this eye disease and many more.

    Cassia Powder and Management of Skin Ailments

    Research has also shown that the cassia tora extract is effective in treatment and cure of skin diseases such as ring worms, itching of the body, scratches, psoriasis and management of skin allergies. It has also been known to improve the glow of the skin as well as complexion.

    Laxative Action of the Cassia Tora Powder

    Laxatives are products or substances that loosen the stool therefore enhancing bowel movements. In action, the substances absorb liquid in the stool to form soft and bulky stool. This eliminates all constipation problems.The cassiapowder has been found to have great effect in stimulating the cleansing and evacuation of the bowels.

    Aryuvedic Properties

    The cassia tora powder has also been recognized as one of the major aryuvedic medicines useful in the Indian subcontinent. Aryuvedic medicine is a form of alternative treatment regime that focuses on combining health of the body, mind and soul. It is believed to help people to live longer, healthier and more balanced lives, absence of regular drugs consumption, surgeries and pain.In this form of treatment, the cassia has the property of enhancing digestion, vomiting as well as purging therefore giving the sensation of lightness and wellness in the body.

    Other Important Uses

    Other therapeutic uses of the cassia plant include treatment of asthma, intestinal parasites,itching, coughs, paralysis, skin diseases, tumors and wounds. The plant has been classified as a generally safe product by majority of the nations and has gained widespread acceptance in all the continents. In some cases, it has been found to have effect on the management of depression, increase libido,treatment of rheumatism and diabetes.

    This article has been posted by working at Agro Gums. Agro Gums is a guar and cassia gum manufacturing company offering high quality guar gum powder, fast hydration guar gum powder, cassia powder, guar splits and guar meal to satisfy the production requirements of various industries across the world.

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  • Different types of Dairy Products

    Dairy products have evergreen demand worldwide. Starting from milk to milk based products like chocolates, milk shakes, desserts, ice creams, etc the list of product made from milk is unlimited and the requirement will never decrease.

    Ice Cream-The most demanded of all dairy products

    Among the dairy products ice cream tops the list as it stays a favourite snack throughout the world. Milk is the basic constituent for preparing ice cream and with that different ingredients are added to bring out appropriate texture of the product.

    guar gum powder with Ice Cream

    Texture of Ice Cream

    Ice cream remains the most preferred eatable for all age groups because of the smooth and soft texture it bears. However, there are some specific ingredients added to bring out the smooth texture for ice cream in which cassia tora gum and guar gum powder remain important.

    Ingredients used to Prepare Dairy Products

    Milk is the primary ingredient applied in the making of ice cream. For factories that make huge quantity of ice cream and export to different countries, preparation process is carried out by adding important ingredients. Gum extracts from plant seeds such as cassia tora, guar plant have been found to work effectively in terms of acting as a stabilizing and texturizing agents.

    Obtaining the prefect texture with Special Ingredients

    Special ingredients include stabilizers, gelling agents, bonding agent, softener, emulsifier, etc. As far dairy products like ice cream is concerned, cassia tora gum powder is found to show the above properties therefore it is widely applied as a stabilizing agent in milk products, pet foods, snacks, canned foods, wet foods, etc.

    Milk Products

    Cassia Tora-Properties which help in Dairy Product Preparation

    Cassia gum is applied in different types of dairy products including ice cream, cheese, yogurt, desserts, etc. When it comes to ice cream preparation cassia gum powder helps in sustaining the homogeneity and texture of cream products. It thickens the ingredients mixed in ice cream and maintains the smooth texture without converting into liquid form.

    Guar Gum in Property that helps in Preparing Ice Cream

    Guar gum powder has excellent stabilizing and thickening properties. It can be added as an efficient ingredient even when prepared at low temperatures. The thickening property also helps in ice cream preparation in terms of preventing crystal formation and maintaining the homogeneity of ice cream texture.

    Gum Powder for Large Scale Production

    For large amount of ice cream or milk product production, food industries can depend on buying gum extracts directly from manufacturers and suppliers. Agro Gums is one of the leading manufacturer and supplier of guar gum, cassia tora gum, guarkernmehl gum powder. We also supply processed seeds and splits of higher grade suitable for different industries.

    Conclusion

    Gomme de guar gum powder and cassia tora gum powder has excellent stabilizing and thickening properties. Adding either of these ingredients in milk products like ice cream helps to maintain the homogeneity of texture. Agro Gums is a leading cassia tora and guar gum manufacturer where food several industries can get higher grade gum powder and splits.

    This article has been posted by working at Agro Gums. Agro Gums is a guar and cassia gum manufacturing company offering high quality guar gum powder, fast hydration guar gum powder, cassia powder, guar splits and guar meal to satisfy the production requirements of various industries across the world.

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  • Both Guar & Cassia is known for their culinary usage. They have other usage too like gum derivative. However, before you buy and use them, you should know about the certifications that are required for a company to prepare these gums. These certifications can be obtained by various reputed national or international organizations and has high value in the food industry. Nonetheless, before you see the certifications make sure you understand what are they for or what they certify. All of them have some distinct features with a basic similarity in nature.

    BRC Certificate

    This is a certification that is used by the cassia gum suppliers of 123 countries from all across the world. The certification is the proof of the safety, high quality and other operational criteria while preparing the food. When a company can show you this certificate then you can become sure that the company is out of any legal liabilities. The certification can be used in all these 123 countries and that is the reason it is called a global certification.

     FSSC 22000:2013

    The full form of FSSC is Food Safety System Certification. The very name of this certification suggests the purpose of the same. It is given to prove the safety and high quality of the food items. It is a global certification and should be obtained by the companies that manufacture food products. It ensures that the company has a strong Food Safety Management System. Already this certification is achieved by 12000 organizations in 140 countries and they gain the trust of their consumers.

    Certifications in Guar & Cassia Gum Derivative Production

    Kosher Certificate

    This is also a certificate offered to the food manufacturing companies but as a proof of a certain element. Companies that avail this certification ensure that the foods they prepare in their factories are kosher or they can be consumed by the observant Jews. The term Koshar depicts a religious dietary practice. This is mainly for the Jews. However, this certificate also proves the purity and safety of the food item that you manufacture in your factories.

    Halal Certificate

    Halal is an Arabic word and the meaning of this word is permissible. When it is used for the foods then it means food items that are permissible according to the Islamic law. Having this certificate for your food items will prove that these products are fit according to that law. That means the observant Muslims can consume that food without any doubt.

    DIOXIN Test Reports

    Dioxin refers to a general term, which mainly describes a huge group of chemicals that are highly present in the environment for long time. These groups of chemicals have huge impact on food and human health. Thus, foods producing companies should have this test report to show that the percentage of these chemical compounds present in their food items is not harmful for the consumers.

    Formaldehyde and Pentachlorophenol Test Reports

    Both these chemicals can be used as pesticide and thus they have harmful impact on food items. That is the reason you should have this test report to prove that your food items are free from the excessive use of these harmful elements and are safe for the consumers.

    This article has been posted by  working at Agro Gums. Agro Gums is a guar and cassia gum manufacturing company offering high quality guar gum powder, fast hydration guar gum powder, cassia powder, guar splits and guar meal to satisfy the production requirements of various industries across the world.

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  • The chemical composition of cassia gum has 75% polysaccharide, which has primarily a chain of mannopyranose units linked with galactopyranose units in a ratio of 5:1 respectively. High quality cassia is off white fine powder with a neutral odor and taste.

    Special Chemical Properties

    The cassia gum differs significantly from the other galactomannans in that it has fewer galactose molecules next to the long mannose chain. This has an enormous effect on the characteristics of the product  compared with other anionic polymers

    Research has shown that use of cassia gum instead of a combination of carrageen and other galactomannans, reduces the total hydrocolloid requirement in the food recipe thus enhancing the efficiency of producing food products.

    Applications in Meat Processing

    The product is widely used in the food industry for purposes such as agent of moisture retention, thickener, and surface consistency.

    Apart from the improvement of texture in-processed foods, these agents also provide other benefits such as improving the appeal and the palatability of the food. The rapid increase in demand of convenience foods consumption has translated to increased demand for the food the additives.

    Applications in Processing of Poultry Products

    Cassia is widely used in poultry and poultry containing dishes for its emulsifying, stabilizing, gelling properties and water retention properties. When used in food, research has shown that the product is stable without chemical alterations for a period of up to 20 months. It has also been noted that cassia gum is hydroscopic until a final moisture level of 8-12 % has been achieved. It also does not interact with nutrients in the food.

    cassia gum powder in meat and poultry products

    Improvement of Water Retention

    Emulsification ability of the cassia gum primarily allows the oils and the water elements in the food to remain well mixed together in a homogenous mixture. It also enables the final product attain a firm and stable emulsion, while increasing the viscosity and without any changes to the properties of the processed food.

    Levels of Usage

    Apart from action of the gum in emulsification, foam stabilization, and moisture retention, greater usage is developing in its ability to form a range of soft to hard gels when combined with other types of gums. The ability to form a thermo reversible gel through blending with other gums means that cost efficiency will be obtained, other than when a single additive is used.

    Potential Usage

    More and more uses of cassia gum powder are emerging daily. Currently, it has a targeted demand of over 1 million kilograms in the United States alone as a food additive in pet food as well as in processed human food. It also has currently been included in the “list of existing food additives” as a stabilizer and thickener in various continents.

    Biological studies have also shown that the galactomannan is recognized as a dietary fiber component and stable while tested with synthetic gastric juice.

    Conclusion

    Cassia gum has gained widespread acceptance due to its hydroscopic properties. Chemically it has fewer side chains which makes it significantly different from other galactomannans and hence its special properties.

    This article has been posted by working at Agro Gums. Agro Gums is a guar and cassia gum manufacturing company offering high quality guar gum powder, fast hydration guar gum powder, cassia powder, guar splits and guar meal to satisfy the production requirements of various industries across the world.

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  • Cassia is not only used as a spice; rather it has some other popular uses too. One of them is cassia gums and derivatives. Cassia is considered as an effective carminative and tonic. It is used as a domestic as well as an industrial product because of its high carminative nature. Apart from that, there is cassia gum which is also very popular in both the sectors. The seeds of Cassia tora and cassia obtusifolia can be used to get a special kind of gum powder. It is a natural gelling agent. This gum powder is mixed with hydrocolloids such as carrageenan and xanthan gum to create an ideal gel. This gel has many unique properties that can be utilized in many sectors.


    Increasing Demand of Cassia Gum Powder

    Nowadays, the increasing demand for this gum powder can prove the efficiency of cassia gum as an adhesive. It has a number of industrial applications, and that is the reason for its high demand in the global market. This increasing demand of cassia gum powder and derivatives helps many factories to produce more and more product. It is now considered as one of the best food additives available in the market. The global demand for this gum and derivatives can help the manufacturers to earn a good amount of profit.

    Use in Food Industry

    One of the biggest industries of cassia gum is food industry. This gum is used in food industry as the emulsifier, moisture retention agent, foam stabilizer, thickener, texturizer, etc. There are cheese, frozen dairy desserts, meat products, poultry products and dairy mixes where you can find cassia gum products as an essential ingredient. That is the reason cassia gum products are considered as one of the most popular human food additives in the current market. Thus, the food industry is the field where you can see the maximum application of this item.

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    Other Industries for Cassia Gums

    Apart from the modern human food industry, there are some other industries where you can see the application of this gum. There is the cosmetic industry where cassia gum and derivatives are used as an additive to offer safe use of various products. Other than that, there are mining, water treatment plants and paper production industry where you can find a regular use of this product. However, after food industry, the pharmaceutical industry is another big sector where you can find the maximum use of cassia gum powder products. It is widely used as a thickening agent in many industries.

    The Global Market

    In the early days, the use of this gum as a food additive was not very popular because most of the countries were not sure about its safety. However, recently they have realized that it is completely safe and highly beneficial to use this product in various food items. Thus, the global demand for high-quality cassia gums powder and derivatives becomes very high in the last few years. Today, India is considered as one of the major exporters of this item to the global market. On the other hand, the list of the importer of this item is pretty long that includes UK, USA, Canada, France, Australia, Belgium, Hong Kong, Philippines, South Africa, Kenya, Germany, Singapore, South Korea, Iraq, Italy, Japan, and many more others.

    This article has been posted by working at Agro Gums. Agro Gums is a guar and cassia gum manufacturing company offering high quality guar gum powder, fast hydration guar gum powder, cassia powder, guar splits and guar meal to satisfy the production requirements of various industries across the world.

     

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  • Many of you might well know the fact that guar gum is a natural hydrocolloid extract of guar seeds that is capable of forming a thick solution with low concentration. It is also soluble in cold water. This consists of various properties and due to that it is used in a range of industries like oil & gas, cosmetics and pharmaceuticals. There are various functions that are performed by this gum like emulsifying, gelling, stabilizing and also thickening. It is also used as an additive in nutrition industry such as bakery, dairy, frozen, dressing and sauces.

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    As compared to guar gum, cassia gum has limited applications in the industry and is mainly used as a diet additive in food and beverage manufacturing industry. Both the gums have gelling properties and are used as a thickener in diet and beverage industry.

    Thus, it can be said that some of growth trends of this market is going to be influenced by nutrition market and its related sectors.

    Demand and Supply Overview of Cassia Gum

    In present times, there is an increased demand for such gum powders all across the globe due to its industrial application. The global market of this gum is going to show uniform demand owing to its expansion as an accepted replacement for guar gum and its derivatives. It is also said that there has been limited research and awareness that will boost developmental activities.

    However, supply of it will show an upward trend in the global market with approval for regulations in different regions and leading innovations that are taking place in the preparations, confectionary dairy and pet food.

    It will also upsurge due to the fact that companies are increasingly using this particular additive in their products due to its traditional properties.

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    Market Trends of the Guar Gum

    It can be said that this additive and its derivatives will show significant market supply primarily owing to the demand of oil and gas commerce. The range of application for this gum is quite broad and there are several food and beverages where guar secretion is regarded as the first preference of manufacturers. It meets the consumer needs by providing with value-added and healthy means products.

    However, there are a few restraints that are going to have an impact on production of it and its derivatives such as overall imbalance of demand and supply and shortages of raw materials.

    Segmentation of Global Industry

    In the food and beverage production, cassia gum is also used in pet nutriment production, but apart from that sector, both of the gum derivatives are used in meat products, dairy and confectionary and other natural food additives. The growth in demand of convenience nourishment is going to boost guar gum production.

    On the other hand, demand for this specific additive will be seen in sub-segment of the business such as cosmetics that is expected to rise in future. Its formulations and preparations will find increased usage in hair care products owing to properties like hair conditioning.

    The key players of guar gum market have adopted investment and expansion by launching new products in this sector that will garner greater market share.

    This article has been posted by working at Agro Gums. Agro Gums is a guar and cassia gum manufacturing company offering high quality guar gum powder, fast hydration guar gum powder, cassia powder, guar splits and guar meal to satisfy the production requirements of various industries across the world.

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  • Increased health concerns in the world and increasing cases of conditions such as diabetes, obesity, hypertension and other cardiovascular condition have raised interest in development of healthy foods and drinks that would nip these conditions in the bud. Herbal teas have gained acceptance as an effective preventive remedy for some of these conditions.

    Cassia Tora herbal tea

    Cassia Herbal Tea

    Cassia Tora herbal tea has been proved effective in the management of overweight conditions and promoting easier bowel movement. Cassia powder is boiled in hot water and syrup is extracted and used to make the cassia powder herbal tea. This tea is a good dietary supplement with lower amount of calories thus great for people who want to reduce weight.

    Medicinal Value of Cassia Tora

    The medicinal value of cassia Tora powder includes;

    • 1) The seeds of the cassia plant have great importance in Ayurvedic medicines used in treatment of snakebites, as well as an eyesight booster.
    • 2) Treatment of skin diseases such as ringworms and antibacterial activity:
    • 3) The cassia tora seeds are also great laxatives, and effective anthelmintics as well as blocked chest relievers.
    • 4) The presence of anthroquinones in the leaves of the plant made it useful in management of teething in children, fever and reducing constipation.
    • 5) The powder has special infusion action with alcohol to inhibit development of dangerous microbes such as staphylococcus, bacillus coli and typhoid causing bacteria’s.

    Medicinal Value of Cassia Tora

    Production of Cassia Tea Powder

    The cassia tea powder is a combination of the cassia tora powder and plant extracts. The endosperm of the seed is processed to a powder form. Mature seeds are also processed and used in the preparation of healthy teas.

    Cassia Powder Food in Fish Farming

    The high nutrient content of the cassia tora powder makes it also a good source of food for fish. The high protein percentage is good for fish development and eventually leads to rapid breeding of fish. The powder food is also cost effective compared to other commercial fish foods, which has made it the better alternative for profitable fish farming.

    Cassia Powder Packaging

    Special attention must be given during packing of the cassia powder due to the product characteristics. Contact with moisture may interfere with chemical properties of the product resulting in losses. Packaging is done in multilayered bags to prevent interference from the atmosphere. Some of the packaging sizes are from 800 kilo to 1000-kilo bags of HDPE material. Smaller packing sizes are also available such as the 25 kg bags. The size of the pack also depends on the customer requirements.

    Conclusion

    Increases in health concerns have led to the emergence of natural health foods. Herbal teas, such as Cassia Tora syrup tea is recognized as a great health booster. Some of the medicinal properties of the Cassia Tora powder include treatment of skin diseases, laxative effects, as an expectorant and has strong antibacterial effects. Cassia powder is obtained from the endosperm of the seed of the cassia plant. The powder is also an effective fish food due to its high protein content.

    This article has been posted by working at Agro Gums. Agro Gums is a guar and cassia gum manufacturing company offering high quality guar gum powder, fast hydration guar gum powder, cassia powder, guar splits and guar meal to satisfy the production requirements of various industries across the world.

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  • Why People are Crazy about Herbal Tea?

    With several health epidemics increasing worldwide the necessity to stay in good health has become a major concern. Issues like obesity, diabetes, cardio vascular diseases, etc have been found to be prevalent in majority of countries. As a serious step taken to reduce weight, herbal tea or green tea is considered one of the supplementary diets to manage weight and stay active.

    Influence of Herbal Tea

    Herbal tea is made up of combination of several medicated herbs and plants and seed extracts which gives out very good results when consumed by blending in appropriate proportion. It is consumed without adding milk or sugar and the effect of multiple herbs has been observed to provide good results.

    Seeds of Plants that are processed for Multiple Applications

    In recent days seeds of several plants are processed to obtain different extracts such as gum powder, husks, etc. The endosperm of such plant seeds are found to possess higher range of properties which are them processed and applied in variety of industrial applications. Cassia tora gum powder is one among the prominent plant extract which contains good health benefits.

    Cassiae Torae Semen Tea

    Cassiae Torae is the botanical term for Cassia Tora and it has high medicinal values which works in terms of reducing accumulated weight and make the bowel movement proper.  The tea powder made from this plant is allowed to boil in hot water and the syrup extracted from boiled content is called as cassiae torae semen tea.

    Cassia Tora Herbal Tea

    Cassia Tea as a Dietary Food Choice

    Those who are already on strict dieting and who are very much concerned about caloric intake can consume cassia tora tea as a good dietary supplement that offers not much calorie. It is a recommended drink for those who want to reduce over weight.

    Availability of Tora Seed Tea

    Cassia Tora seed tea powder is a blend of cassiae torae semen powder and other plant extracts as well. It is available as tea bags and also manufactured in combination of black tea preparation, green tea, white tea and rooibos tea powder preparation.

    Origin of Cassia Tea Powder

    Cassia Tora is a kind of herb and the endosperm of cassia’s seeds are processed and extracted into granule form. In addition, matured seeds of cassia tora plant are collected and processed to be applied in the preparation of herbal tea. The completely matured seeds are termed as cassiae torae semen.

     matured seeds of cassia tora

    Properties of Cassia

    Cassia seeds and flowers have special smell and both the seeds and flowers have specific applications after they are properly processed. As far as gum powder is concerned, cassia gum granule remains brown or yellowish in color depending on the steps involved in processing.

    Finding Quality Cassiae Extracts

    Agro Gums is a leading manufacturer and exported of plant extracts including guar gum powder, cassia tora splits, sesbania gum powder, fast hydration guar gum, etc. We process seeds of cassia tora which is suitable for herbal tea preparation, coffee, etc.

    Conclusion

    The necessity to maintain fitness and good health allows people to concentrate on weight reduction and the concept of green tea is considered a prominent choice of diet. Cassiae Torae semen tea is one among the powerful ingredients applied in green tea preparation.

    This article has been posted by working at Agro Gums. Agro Gums is a guar and cassia gum manufacturing company offering high quality guar gum powder, fast hydration guar gum powder, cassia powder, guar splits and guar meal to satisfy the production requirements of various industries across the world.

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  • Fi Europe 2013 promises to be the biggest and best yet. “We are expecting 26,000 food beverage industry professionals from over 150 countries.” Said mattias baur, portfolio director food for the Fi and Ni brands.

    Also the show promises to be the most knowledge – packed ever. “We have 73% more educational features available so every single visitor we have the chance to discover new ingredients and new suppliers, and learn something that they never knew before.” Said Baur.

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    What’s new this year?

    The latest trends and innovations affecting the food and beverage industry will be highlighted in a range of free 30 minute content rich work.

    The experts from NutriMarketing will be conducting guided tours on the show floor, highlighting how exhibitors are responding the key trends through innovation. But if visitors are too busy to attend one of the guided innovation tours, the can follow and trend – specific tour at their own speed. Guided train show map, produced in conjunction with Leatherhead Food Research, will enable them to learn about key trends, while finding the perfect exhibitors to help them realise their product goals.

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    Also new this year is the FiE Content Vault. This is full of market reports, whitepaper, case studies, digital magazines and webinars from leading research companies and industry intellectuals. Only attendees at Fi Europe 2013 will be granted applications, cutting edge technology and practical insights. Also, Mintel will provide a variety of educational seminars throughout the event.

    The New Product Zone, produced in association with Innova Market insights, showcases new products and recent launches from exhibitors.

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    This year innova market insights is presenting ‘Ingredients in Action’ – an ingredients application tasting bar where visitors can use all five senses to explore how the latest ingredients are being applied to finished food products. They can also learn about the trends that are driving new product development.

    The Food ingredients conference is back too. It is divided into 20 modules and three master classes over with emails, network with other VIPs or enjoy break away from the hustle of the exhibition.

    For more information on Agro products, visit – http://www.agrogums.com/guar-gum-powder/

    This article has been written by working at Agro Gums. Agro Gums is a guar and cassia gum manufacturing company offering high quality guar gum powder, fast hydration guar gum powder, cassia powder, guar splits and guar meal to satisfy the production requirements of various industries across the world.

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  • Guar gum powder is, in many ways, the invisible ingredient of the food industry, according to exhibitor Agro Gums, yet it is found in significant numbers of products because of its multinational ability to act as a thickener, emulsifier, gelling agent, stabiliser, bounding, agent, moisture – resisting agent, natural fiber, texturing agent and fracturing agent, Guar gum powder is a popular food ingredient because it is cold water soluble, and is both natural and easy to use.

    Multifunctional guar gum

    Cassia gum is a natural gelling agent which on its own is not able to make a gel. It is, however, able to create a gel with carrageenan, agar agar and xanthan gum making it a very cost – effective ingredient. Cassia gum is widely used in wet canned pet food products to improve texture and stability, but recently cassia gum powder has been approved for use in human food in Europe – providing a new opportunity for manufactures.

    Agro Gums also exports guar meal (guar churi, guar kurma) which contains 35 – 50% protein, and cassia meal which contain 30% protein for the cattle feed and poultry industries. Also exported are guar – refined split, cassia tora split and cassia tora seed (the latter being used as tea or coffee in many countries.)

    This article has been written by working at Agro Gums. Agro Gums is a guar and cassia gum manufacturing company offering high quality guar gum powder, fast hydration guar gum powder, cassia powder, guar splits and guar meal to satisfy the production requirements of various industries across the world.

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  • Agro Gums is presenting its Guar Gum Powder (E412) and Cassia Gum Powder (E427, E499) solutions at the show. These include thickeners gelling agents, emulsifiers, stabilisers, bonding agents, natural fibre and texturing agents.

    Guar gum powder (E412) is an invisible ingredient that is widely used in food products. Its popularity stems from the fact that it is both water – soluble natural product that is both non – allergenic and easy- to – use. It helps to increase production, Pre-vent the formation of ic crystals, and improve elasticity, texture, shape and mouthfeel. It also acts as a food lubricant, water binder, filmfomming and moisture-loss controller. Guar gum is commonly found in food, beverage, bakery, confectionery, frozen food, meat products, dairy products, pet food and animal feed.

    Guar and Cassia Gum Opportunities

    Cassia gum powder (E427, E499) is natural gelling agent. However, it is unable to form gels on its own, but it does form gels in combination with carrageenan, agar agar and xanthan gums, and as a result is a cost – effective ingredient. It is widely used in wet canned food products to improve texture and stability. Recently cassia gum powder was approved for use in the food industry in European countries, providing new opportunities.

    Agro Gums is ISO 9001:2008 ISO 2000:2005, GMP, US FDA kosher and halal – certified. It is committed to high standards in operation and quality, and has a separate plant for each product. The company exports to the US, European and Latin American countries, Canada, South Korea, Australia, China, Russia, Malaysia, Indonesia, Philippines, New Zealand, Japan, UAE and Iran.

    The company also exports guar meal (guar churi and guar kurma). Guar refined split, cassia meal, cassia tora seed and cassia tora splits.

    This article has been written by working at Agro Gums. Agro Gums is a guar and cassia gum manufacturing company offering high quality guar gum powder, fast hydration guar gum powder, cassia powder, guar splits and guar meal to satisfy the production requirements of various industries across the world.

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  • The bulk of animal feed comprises of fodder such as the Napier grass and Lucerne. These are not sufficient to let the animals produce enough by products like milk for economical use. It is therefore important to introduce other supplements for these specific purposes.

    Importance of Special Feeds for Animals

    • Source of energy for animals. Energy is vital for actively lactating animals and is directly related to the total production of the animal.

    • Source of protein. This is important for the body build up of the animal. Meat producing animals such as beef and pork require large amounts of proteins for maximum returns to be achieved.

    • Vitamins and minerals. Similar to the human body they are important for protection of the body against diseases, development of special tissue such as eggs metabolism in chicken.

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    Animal Feed Ingredients

    A good and nutritious animal feed must contain the major ingredients vital to the body of an animal. Feed concentrates are manufactured to provide the high amounts of these nutrients needed.

    Health Importance of Animal Feeds

    • The guar meal is an important ingredient in animal feed due to its high concentration of proteins. It has over 55% protein surpassing other protein sources. Once extracted from source it undergoes further processing and trypsin inhibitors are removed off increasing its nutritive value.

    • It also has a high percentage of fiber content of up to 10% important to the digestive processes.

    • While using nutrient supplements, cost is a very important consideration for production to enhance the overall profitability. In fish farming the cassia tora powder is a crucial source of feed for fish. This is due to its affordability as well as the nutrient contribution. Its high protein content leads to rapid multiplication of fish and increased production.

    • The tamarind gum shows a high level of antibacterial action when incorporated as an animal feed product hence serving as an immunity booster. The kennel powder of the tamarind has a high percentage protein therefore a good source protein to animals and even to human beings.

    • The Trigonella foenum – graecum (fenugreek) gum powder has very high percentage of fiber which boosts the metabolism of glucose in animals and oxidative processes of the body. Similar to other gums, it also has a high percentage of proteins which are useful to the animal as well as the human body.

    • The sesbania gum also has a high percentage of proteins and the seed serves as a very useful addition in chicken feeds.

    Studies have shown that animals supplemented with animal feed concentrate have higher production and show better health giving overall profits in animal rearing. To know more about Guar Gum & its derivatives, kindly visit – http://www.agrogums.com/guar-gum-powder/

    Conclusion

    When animals are reared with fodder some of the important nutrients may not be available for the animal. Therefore it is important for special feeds to be given to animals to provide additional proteins, energy, and even minerals to provide nutrients for special processes such as egg formation and milk production. Some of the best sources of these nutrients include guar gum powder, sesbania gum, fenugreek gum and the cassia gum. Feeds having these supplements are important constituents for the diet of the animal.

    This article has been written by working at Agro Gums. Agro Gums is a guar and cassia gum manufacturing company offering high quality guar gum powder, fast hydration guar gum powder, cassia powder, guar splits and guar meal to satisfy the production requirements of various industries across the world.

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  • Overview of the Guar gum and Cassia gum derivatives

    Guar Gum is the substance extracted from the Guar plant’s endosperm. The gum is extracted from this legume plant that consists of a high rate of molecular carbohydrate. For obtaining the gum, manufacturers pass the guar seeds through a series of procedures. Dust and unwanted materials get separated through the procedure and then the gum splits are mixed with a certain quantity of water for hydration. Finally they are dried up to form the guar gum powder. The by-products of the guar husks are used for feeding the cattle. Guar meal comprises high protein for individuals. Cassia gum powder is also manufactured from a wild weed, both commercially and wild. It grows best in the wet, hot, tropical climate. India and Pakistan are the lead producers of Guar and Cassia Gum derivatives for its suitable agro-climatic conditions. However, nowadays it is also successfully grown in Sudan, Brazil, USA and South Africa.

    Global opportunities

    The extracted gum from the guar plant serves as a great thickener, emulsifier and stabilizer in cosmetics and food industries and creates great opportunities globally for cultivators of the Guar gum producing nations. Not only the food industry, the traditional and industrial usages and opportunities are described below:

    Bakery products- Improves the structure, crumb, moisture retention and texture of the product and also helps to increase the shelf life and dough yield
    Medicinal purposes- Guar plant leaves serves excellent to cure the night blindness; boiled guar seed can be used as poultice for small pox, enlarged livers, plague, broken bones and head swellings
    Human consumption- the green ripe pods can be cooked like the French beans; immature pods can be either fried into chips or can be salted to preserve for future use
    Soil and crop improvement- guar can be commonly used as a green manure and cover crop
    Drilling oil wells- guar gum help in increasing the production of natural gas and oil and are also used as surfactant, defoamer and synthetic polymer
    Cassia acts as a stimulant, carminative and tonic. The volatile 1-2% of cassia oil of the cassia seeds creates the taste and spicy aroma. The industrial usage of the cassia tora powder is explained below:
    Pet food- used as a thickening agent for the wet canned food for pets
    Air fresheners- used in the making of air freshener gel
    Other application- used in manufacturing gel

    Challenges faced by the Guar and Cassia gum producing countries

    Several challenges are often faced by the cultivators of the guar and cassia gum countries like India and Pakistan. The productivity is of low quality as farmers hardly uses any inputs and cultivates on marginal quality soil. Quality seeds are also not available. The specifications for buying the gum are often subjective with the size, colour and shape. Most often, the farmers are not even aware of the varieties that suit their area. Value-addition for this industry is poor as a major percentage of the export is made in the form of refined splits.

    Conclusion

    With the wide range of application and usage of the guar gum, cassia seeds, cassia gum powder, cassia tora powder across the world, the farmers should be given proper training on the use of inputs like pesticides, weedicides and quality seeds to ensure higher quality production. Also, efforts in the development of machinery and equipments should be made to process guar and test the quality of the finished product. With these efforts the guar gum producing countries are sure to offer the importers their quality products at a reasonable price.

    This article has been written by working at Agro Gums. Agro Gums is a guar and cassia gum manufacturing company offering high quality guar gum powder, fast hydration guar gum powder, cassia powder, guar splits and guar meal to satisfy the production requirements of various industries across the world.

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    Cassia gum is gelling agent.

    Cassia gum is very useful in the manufacture of gels in combination of other colloids and has potentially many food applications. Cassia powder swells in water and forms high-viscosity aqueous colloids after it is boiled. It is used as a thickening agent in pet food and other technical applications (e.g. emulsification, foam stabilization, moisture retention and texture improvement) at concentrations comparable to those of other edible natural gums.

    Cassia gum forms firm, thermoplastic gels with carrageenan. As the level of cassia gum is increased, the gel strength of carrageenan solutions is also increase. Cassia gum and carrageenan gel is stable due to the excellent retorting stability of cassia gum.

    Cassia gum and xanthan gum, on their own, do not have the ability to form gels. But cassia gum combined with xanthan gum, aqueous dispersions of cassia gum form cohesive, elastic gels. As with carrageenan, cassia is more efficient at forming gels with xanthan gum than other galactomannans, enabling lower total hydrocolloid levels in finished formulations. This is due to the unique branched polysaccharide galactose/mannose structure of cassia gum.

    Refined Cassia Gum / Purified Cassia Gum:

    Refined Cassia gum also known as purified cassia gum.
    Refined cassia gum contain high number of galactose and mannose.
    Refined cassia gum has light colour and it also gives high viscosity.
    So small quantity of refined cassia gum gives high gel strength with Carrageenan.
    The gel has also light colour.

    This article has been written by working at Agro Gums. Agro Gums is a guar and cassia gum manufacturing company offering high quality guar gum powder, fast hydration guar gum powder, cassia powder, guar splits and guar meal to satisfy the production requirements of various industries across the world.

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