is also known as dawadawa in Hausa, African locust bean
in English, Igba/Iyere in Yoruba and Nere in Bambara.
Banding Solution 4 Gelling agent and gelling aids; including ~1% carrageenan, locust bean
gum, and potassium chloride were added to banding solution 4 to ensure that rapidly after application it would form a solid gel at the cap/body junction.
On the basis of types, the hydrocolloids market is segmented into gelatin, xanthan gum, guar gum, carrageenan, alginates, agar, pectin, locust bean
gum, and gum arabic.
Olajide and Ade-Omowaye (1999), also reported the same results for locust bean
Nutritional and microbiological characterization of pulp powder of locust bean
(Parkia biglobosa Benth) used as a supplement in part feeding in Northern Benin," African Journal of Food Science, vol.
After Second World War there was major shortage of locust bean
gum which adversely affected the textile and paper industries.
Bacillus subtilis and Bacillus licheniformis members of Bacillus group have same ability to degrade locust bean
Applications: Laundry--degrades mannan (guar and locust bean
gum) found in a wide variety of foods and cosmetics
Polysaccharide Industries AB of Bromma, Sweden has received a patent for a composition consisting of an aqueous solution comprising at least one polysaccharide having a b-1,4-glycan backbone selected from the group consisting of locust bean
gum, guar gum, esparto xylan, arabinoxylan, Kojac mannan, hydroxyethyl cellulose, methylcarboxymethyl cellulose, and acetyl cellulose, or a derivative thereof and polyethylene imine, the composition being capable of forming a film, via at least partial gel formation, when applied onto a substrate.
And stabilisers - like locust bean
gum (E410) which is made from carob beans - help stop these ingredients from separating again.
The assessment follows the European Commission's banning in April of jelly mini-cups made with 16 additives, including alginic acid, processed euchema seaweed, locust bean
gum, and others, extending restrictions on cups containing konjac.
In 2001, TIC Gums added TIC Pretested TICorganic[R] organic certified gum arabic spray dry to its product lines, while this year it added organic certified locust bean
Manufactured by German company Eisbar Eis, the lollies contain locust bean
from gum ingredients supplier Danisco which causes the product to turn into jelly when it defrosts, rather than melting to liquid.
That might mean supplying a standard stabilizer from Gum Technology's line that includes among others xanthan, gum Arabic, Konjac, tara, pectin, various carrrageenans and locust bean
Galactomannans--Guar and Locust Bean
Gum: Raw Materials and Manufacture; Chemical Structure; Properties; Interactions with Other Polysaccharides; Applications of Galactomannans.