Guar Gum

Chinese xanthan gum prices hit all time low

Chinese xanthan gum prices hit all time low

By Lynda Searby

Xanthan prices continue to be very competitive, guar prices remain steady and cassia prices have escalated owing to a reduced crop in India, according to a hydrocolloids analyst.

Seisun said he was placing a few friendly bets that prices will be down - at least for the next few months

Guar gum prices likely to plummet on ‘huge’ crop

By Caroline SCOTT-THOMAS

Hydrocolloids expert Dennis Seisun has just returned from his third annual visit to Jodhpur in India to check on the guar crop there, and reports “in a nutshell, a huge crop – larger than there’s ever been”.

What’s hot in hydrocolloids?

What’s hot in hydrocolloids?

By Caroline SCOTT-THOMAS

Rousselot is up for sale – but competition laws may preclude other gelatine specialists from buying it…And which ingredients are seeing the biggest price fluctuations? FoodNavigator brings you the latest in the world of hydrocolloids.

High prices take the shine off guar gum

High prices take the shine off guar gum

By Lynda Searby

There is no end in sight to the current guar gum shortage and record high prices for the hydrocolloid, which may prompt some manufacturers to consider reformulation, according to Euromonitor International.

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