Gum Acacia, also known as Gum Arabic, is a natural gum made of air hardened sap exuded from the acacia tree mainly located in East & West Africa. The FDA has approved many pharmaceutical products that use Gum Acacia in a wide variety of applications: tablet binder, film forming agent, emulsifier, and suspending agent just to name a few.
Kerry has been processing and supplying Gum Acacia into the food, beverage, and pharmaceutical markets for many years and are a significant supplier worldwide. Kerry offers several grades of Gum Acacia that are all processed at our dedicated facility in Cam, UK.
- 100% natural
- Light color and oder free aqueous solution
- Low viscosity
- Excellent compressability and tablet structure formation
- Barrier to prevent oxidation or moisture ingresss
- Emulsifier in vitamin blends and creation of powder vitamin products