Guar is the most widely used general purpose thickener and texture modifier in the food industry. It is derived from the endosperm of the plant Cyamopsis tetragonoloba that grows in India and Pakistan.
- Thickens beverages, sauces, and gravies
- Binds water and controls ice crystal formation in ice cream
- Provides mouthfeel to dairy products
- Controls water and extends shelf life of baked goods
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