Tuesday, 2 September 2014

Application of Tamarind Gum in Food, Textile, and Pet Food Industries

The tamarind gum is derived from endosperm of the tamarind tree seeds and has various types of applications in textile, paper and food industries. The molecules of tamarind dissolve easily in water and make a gluey fluid when applied heat, in acidic form and thermal resistant solution. It is used mostly as a stabilizer and emulsifier.
Tamarind Gum  
Food Industry
It is used in the manufacturing of ketchups, baked foods, sauces, ice creams, meat product, instant noodles etc. Its pulp is also considered as the souring agent in Indian curries. Due to the presence of sugar and acid, tamarind pulp is used in kitchens for curries syrup and various other food beverages.

Textile Industry
Tamarind seed powder exporters have explored a vast market in textile industry as it is used in textile sizing and as thickeners. Due to its excellent thickening property, it makes a great thickening agent for textile industries. Tamarind kernel powder is utilized for textile sizing purposes as well.

Pet Food
It is equally important in the pet food as tamarind kernel powder has potential to control viscosities when fused in solutions and due to this property it makes up a great viscosifier, used in pet foods. Being a great thickening agent, it is also used in manufacture of canned pet foods processed for pets. In addition, the powder is also nutritious with rich quantity of fibers, which can improve digestion in the pets.

Gum powder of tamarind is rich in nutritious properties that make it a great supplement used in various types of industries. There are many uses of tamarind power like mining and cosmetic industries. All these uses of this component have propelled the business of tamarind seed power manufacturers and it has reached the global platform too!

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