Locust bean gum (LBG) is a galactomannan vegetable gum extracted from the seeds of the Carob tree. It forms a food reserve for the seeds and helps to retain water under arid conditions.
Locust bean gum provides functionality in a range of food products - stabilising ice-cream and frozen desserts, giving cream cheese the required viscosity and syneresis control and working with other hydrocolloids to add gel strength and texture to fruit preparations.
LBG is used as a thickener and gelling agent in food technology. It is also called Carob Gum or Carubin. MFD LBG is free from animal products and contains no additives. This product is 100% pure Food Grade Locust Bean Gum.
To obtain a product certificate please select this option at time of purchase as discounts apply. The certificate will be posted in the file section of your account dashboard as a PDF file. You will require Adobe Acrobat to open and read this file, this can be downloaded from the Adobe website. Requests for certificates after delivery will attract an additional fee.
Why do we charge for this paperwork?
The majority of our customers do not require this paperwork so we are able to pass on the savings. The cost of supplying this paperwork for a $10 product outstrips the product price. Compliance is a major cost to our company and if you require this then its only fair you share the cost. These fees can get quite high for example with all the information required for Organic Certification. See below on how to avoid the fees.
Don't want to pay for a certificate?
Then please purchase a box quantity of the product. This varies depending on the product but is usually a 25Kg container.
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