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Alland & Robert supplies Karaya gum, a natural and vegetal ingredient that can be used for many food and pharmaceutical applications. Also commonly named “Sterculia,” it is hand-collected on sterculia trees growing on dry and rocky areas, mainly in specific regions of Africa (especially in Senegal and Mali) and India. Karaya gum offers many functional properties: texturing and bulking agent, dietary fiber, adhesive compound, viscosity control agent, water retention and suspending properties, for a variety of applications like desserts, savory sauces and ready-to-eat meals.
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Published in WholeFoods Magazine February 2018

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