Gum acacia is a yellowish lump or white powder. Good quality gum acacia is amber in color, and the particles are large and round. At present, there is also a refined process and the powdered form of gum acacia, the use of more convenient.Gum acacia used to be the most widely used and the largest amount of hydrosol in the food industry.
|Powder Color (visual)||White-Off White|
|Moisture (Infrared) (%)||0~11|
|pH (Viscosity solution)||4~5.5|
|Texture (Qualitative)||Free Flowing Powder|
|Total Ash Content (USP) (%)||0~4|
|Total Dietary Fiber||85% Minimum (Typical)|
|Mesh Through (%)||80~100|
|Combined Yeast and Mold (/g)||0~400|
|Total Coliforms (/g)||0~10|
|Aerobic Plate Count (cfu)||0~500|
1, Food industry:Gum acacia is also widely used in beverage production, such as in the production of soft drink concentrate to stabilize flavor and essential oils. It is often used in candy manufacturing, like the traditional hard (wine) gummy candy, soft candy, also used in the manufacture of gum, with strong adhesion and soft elasticity, the general dosage of 20-25%. It also acts as a foam stabilizer for marshmallows.
2.Medicine industry: Gum acacia has the function of lowering cholesterol in the blood..
3, Printing industry:
Gum acacia is a solid crystalline object. When it is immersed in water, it will absorb water and swell, and finally become a viscous colloidal solution. The liquid colloid rub on the printing plate to be evaporated, the glue will return to the original solid state by the liquid state on the page adsorption. Its role is that after the glue is dried, the coating on the plate is hardened film, the plate is isolated from the air, so as to prevent oxidation and dirty.