Guar Gum Price Trends

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Chart Description

Procurement Resource provides prices of Guar Gum for several regions around the globe, which are as follows:

  • North America
  • South America
  • Europe
  • Asia Pacific
  • Middle East
  • Africa

About Guar Gum

Guar Gum, a galactomannan polysaccharide, is a free-flowing off-white powder produced from guar beans. It is the ground endosperm of the guar plant seed. It has thickening, nongelling, and stabilising properties, which make it suitable for use in food, feed, and industrial applications. It serves as a versatile polymer in the food industry and is added to food products, such as ice cream, milk shakes, yogurt, and aerated desserts, among others. As guar has more galactose branch points, it is relatively more water-soluble than other gums, and acts as a better emulsifier.
 
Synonyms:

  • 9000-30-0
  • Guaran

Industrial Uses

  • Food and feed applications
  • Thickening and stabilising agent
  • Textile and paper industry 
  • Explosives industry
  • Pharmaceutical applications
  • Cosmetics and toiletries industries
  • Hydraulic fracturing 

Production Processes

  • Production of Guar Gum from guar seeds

In order to produce Guar Gum, the guar seeds are mechanically dehusked, hydrated, milled and screened. Guar Gum is usually produced as a free-flowing powder with off-white appearance. The guar plant (Cyamopsis tetragonoloba) seed is mainly grown in India and Pakistan, and is also found across different parts of the world. 

Supplier Database

  • Agro Gums
  • Haryana Guar Gum & Chemicals
  • Cargill, Incorporated
  • Chimique India Ltd.
  • TIC Gums, Inc.
  • Nuevo Polymers Pvt. Ltd. 

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Methodology

The displayed pricing data is derived through weighted average purchase price, including contract and spot transactions at the specified locations unless otherwise stated. The information provided comes from the compilation and processing of commercial data officially reported for each nation (i.e. government agencies, external trade bodies, and industry publications).