Gum Karaya

Gum Karaya is the dried exudate of the Sterculia Urens tree of the Sterculiaceae family.


The fields of application of Gum Karaya are similar to the ones of Gum Tragacanth however, there are certain limits for the use caused by odour and taste reasons (splitting off of acetic acid)

Following are some of the applications of Gum Karaya:

Grades of Gum Karaya

We offer different grades of Gum Karaya to suit different applications. The grades vary from one another in terms of colour, solubility, viscosity, BFOM content. We offer 3 main grades which are as follows:

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