Acacia, also known as gum arabic, is the dried exudate gathered from acacia trees that grow in the Sahelian region of Africa.

TIC Gums also offers TICorganic® certified organic acacia products.


  • Emulsifies and stabilizes flavors and beverages
  • Encapsulates flavors
  • Forms films and coatings in panned confections
  • Enhances mouthfeel in beverages
  • Strong adhesive and binding properties


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What is Gum Acacia?

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