The joint venture, which will be renamed Alland & Sayaji, will aid access to a growing Indian economy and manufacturing sector, particularly in flavors, confectionery and beverages.
The US Food and Drug Administration has amended food additive regulations to allow expanded safe use of acacia gum (gum arabic) in foods, in response to a petition filed by Nexira, supplier of a dietary soluble acacia gum marketed as Fibregum.
Texture and stabilization specialist TIC Gums is now strong in gum arabic replacement for confection coatings, but this business shift started as a mere disaster plan, its president says.
Cost saving gum arabic replacer strong on texture, says TIC Gums
A modification to a fast drying shell coating system for sugar and sugar alcohol syrups used in confectionery coating and hard panning boosts the sensory appeal of the final product, saves on processing costs and time and can replace gum arabic, says...
Confectionery coating system provides alternative to gum arabic
TIC Gums has developed a fast-drying shell coating system for chewing gum, confectionery and nuts, which it said was prompted by continued high demand and uncertain supply of gum arabic.
Industry response to gum arabic calorie count decision
The notification by the FDA that it has no objection to the lowering of the caloric value of gum arabic in the US has met with a mixed response from the food industry over its significance.
Sugar beet pectin outperforms gum arabic: study
The potential rise of sugar beet pectin use in the food industry
could see it substitute for gum arabic in emulsions, according to
new results from Wales.
CaraGum launches cost-effective gum Arabic emulsifier
A French company has developed an Arabic gum-based emulsifier that
it claims can be used in much lower concentrations than
Corn fibre gum could be effective alternative to gum arabic
A gum produced from corn fibre could offer a viable and profitable
alternative to gum arabic as emulsifiers in beverages, if research
from the US continues to produce positive results.
Jigawa state to boost gum arabic supplies
Global supplies for the hydrocolloid gum arabic could creep up as
Lagos announces plans to sow 500 million seeds to produce the
popular confectionery ingredient, writes Lindsey Partos.
New gum arabic strategy to nurture buffer stocks for price stability
Buffer stocks are the cornerstone of a new strategy unveiled to
stabilise price and sustain permanent supplies for gum arabic in
the world's top three producing countries, writes Lindsey
No problem with gum arabic supplies, says Alfred L. Wolff
A strong network consolidated over 100 years will continue to
secure supplies to the food and beverage industry for the popular
ingredient gum arabic, says German supplier Alfred L. Wolff,
reports Lindsey Partos.
Uganda to boost gum arabic stocks
Global supplies of gum arabic could rise by 20,000 tonnes a year as
Uganda announces plans to export this popular confectionery
Dispersed raw material sources cushion CNI gum arabic supplies
Widespread procurement and more than 100 years in business help
French hydrocolloid producer Colloides Naturels International (CNI)
assure supplies for gum arabic amid global shortfalls in stock,
writes Lindsey Partos.
Gum arabic shortage opens up market for ingredient alternatives
Prices for the popular hydrocolloid gum arabic used in a range of
food applications have doubled in 12 months as political turmoil
and poor stocks leave the market exposed, writes Lindsey
Reduced gum stocks push prices up
Early depletion of African gum stocks have driven up global prices
of gum acacia. US company TIC gums this week passed the price rise
of gum arabic on to the market.