Gum Locust Bean 60 g PowderForTexture
From the seeds of the carob tree, this is a fine white powder. Locust Bean Gum is a thickening and gelling agent that is soluble in cold or hot water. It has a neutral flavour and requires synergy with another ingredient to be functional; agar, kappa carrageenan, methyl cellulose, konjac or xanthan gum. With xanthan gum (to create elastic gels) and agar or kappa carrageenan to give strength and elasticity. It is not freeze-thaw stable. Retards ice crystal formation in frozen products. Usage level is 0.5-1%
Gum Locust Bean
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