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Sudan Gum Arabic

Sudan Gum Arabic
Sudan Gum Arabic
Product Code : SGA 11
Brand Name : MSJ TRADING AND CONTRACTING EST
Product Description

With our rich industry experience, we are involved in offering Sudan Gum Arabic to our esteemed clients. This gum is sourced from reputed and trustworthy vendors of the market with the help of skilled procuring agent. Extensively used in the food industry as a stabilizer, this gum is used in printing, glue, cosmetics, and paint production and in textile industry. In addition to this, the provided Sudan Gum Arabic can be obtained in varied air tight packing at industry leading rates by our prestigious clients. 

Features:

  • Low viscosity

  • Unadulterated

  • Highly soluble

  • Purity


General Properties:

SOLUBILITY

Soluble up to 55% concentration. Gum Arabic is truly soluble in cold water. Other gums are either insoluble in cold water or form colloidal suspensions, solutions not true.

VISCOSITY

A 20% aqueous solution will give less than 100 cps, i.e. Gum Arabic is not very viscous at such concentrations. High viscosity is obtained only at concentrations of 40% - 50%

FILM-FORMING

Gum Arabic's superb film-forming properties make it ideal for some confectionery coatings and lithographic plate solutions.

EMULSIFIER

Gum Arabic produces highly stable emulsions making it very useful in the preparation of oil-in-water food flavour emulsions, particularly for citrus oils.

COLOR

Colorless (top quality) to pale straw color (average quality).

TASTE

Gum Arabic has no off-taste. The taste of flavoring products co-spray dried with Gum Arabic is not affected or dulled by Gum Arabic as the carrier.

FIBER

Gum Arabic is regarded as 90% "Soluble Fiber," according to the latest researches.

CALORIC VALUE

Generally defined as POLYSACCHARIDE DIETARY FIBER WITH REDUCED CALORIC INTAKE.

CHOLESTEROL REDUCER

Human dietary intake studies have indicated a reduction in blood cholesterol levels when Gum Arabic amounts (25 grams per day) are ingested in solution.

TOXICOLOGICAL STATUS

"Generally Recognized as Safe".

Gum Arabic - General Specifications:

Color of 20% solution

Lt. Amber

Viscosity of 20% solution

70 - 110 cp

PH of 20% solution

4.0 - 4.8

Specks Test (Per Standard)


Specific Rotation

(oc)D 25c (-22) to (-34)

Moisture

15% max

Total Ash

4 % max

Acid Insoluble Residue

0.35% max

Identification

Positive

Starch or Dextrin

Negative

Tannin Bearing Gum

Negative

Arsenic

3 ppm max

Lead

5 ppm max

Heavy Metals

20 ppm max

Total Dietary Fiber (As is)

80% min

Total Dietary Fiber (Dry weight)

90% min

Salmonella

Negative

E. Coil

Negative

Documents and Certifications:

  • Certificate of origin authenticated by (Sudan Chamber of Commerce)
  • Health(Phytosanitary)Certificate issued from (Ministry of Agriculture and Forestry)
  • Certificate of Quality issued by (Sudanese Standard & Metrology Organization)
  • Commercial Invoice certified by (Sudan Chamber of Commerce)
  • Packing List
  • B\L

COMPARISON OF GUM PRODUCING AREA (SUDAN / OTHER COUNTRIES)

SUDAN

OTHER COUNTRIES

1. Uniform stands of monoculture of the right speciesin large tracks.

1. Mixed species in patches.

2. Well-experienced producers, tappers, collectors, cleaners and graders.

2. Lack of experience in some fields.

3. Land tenure settles - recognized private ownership.

3. Serious land tenure problems, Gum is produced in the noman's land.

4. Producers are mainly settled agriculturists.

4. Producers are mostly nomads not interested in Gum development.

5. The stable system of Gum cultivation cycle is practiced in many areas.

5. Over - exploitation and cutting of trees through shifting cultivation is practiced.

6. Development of Gum Projects at all levels.

6. Lack of serious development projects.

7. Produces 85% - 90% of world production.

7. Produces 10% - 15% of world production


MSJ TRADING AND CONTRACTING EST