Traditional and industrial applications
Gum Ghatti is traditionally used in India for its therapeutical properties and as food. Due to the high content of water soluble fiber, Gum Ghatti is ingested in the case of gut problems.
In the European Union, Gum Ghatti is not approved as food additive and thus has no European Food Safety E Number. The US-American Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has defined Gum Ghatti as a food additive under Code 184.1333 as emulsifier. The raw material is also approved as food additive in many other countries outside of the European Union.
Gum Ghatti is used in the food industry as a source of water soluble fiber. The stabilizing properties of Gum Ghatti are used for emulsions and suspension in beverages, sweets and flavors.
Further applications include the production of waxes, colors and inks and uses in the paper and cosmetic industries.
Willy Benecke and Gum Ghatti
Willy Benecke has a long standing history as supplier of the raw material Gum Ghatti. We purchase our gum from different suppliers, to ensure that the demands of our customers are met, to ensure highest quality at all times and to guarantee short delivery times.
Willy Benecke is supplier of Gum Ghatti as raw lumps or as ready-to-use powder.
We offer Gum Ghatti for the following industrial applications:
- As emulsifying agent in the food industry
- As stabilizing agent in the food industry