Locust Bean Gum

Locust bean gum is commonly used in foods as a thickener. It is derived from the Ceratonia siliquia tree which grows in the Mediterranean. TIC Gums also offers TICorganic® certified organic locust bean gum and locust bean gum systems.


  • Prevents whey-off in dairy products
  • Provides heat/shock resistance to ice cream
  • Adds body and provides suspension to beverages
  • Synergistic with xanthan and carrageenan
  • Improves the texture of cream cheese and other pasteurized cheese products
  • Replaces guar gum in many applications


Locust Bean Gum Products