Gum Tragacanth 4.647

Tragacanth gum is a natural gum that comes from the air-hardened, gummy exudate, flowing naturally or obtained by incision from the trunk and branches of Astragalus gummifer Labill, and certain other species of Astragalus from Western Asia. Widely used in the food and pharmaceutical industries, particularly as a binder. It is also used to make a sugar paste used in cake decorating. It enables users to get a very fine, delicate finish to their work.

  • Product Information

  • Product Code: 4.647
  • Product: Gum Tragacanth
  • Description: Tragacanth gum is a fine off white powder with minimal taste and characteristic odour
  • Function / Dosage: It is used as a stabiliser, binder and texturant. Typically one teaspoon per 500g of prepared fondant, it is suggested that any user of this product should make his or her own assessment of product quality and suitability for use.
  • Specific Gravity: Not applicable
  • Ingredients: Gum Tragacanth additive code 413.
  • Country: West Asia
  • Packaging: 1kg, 4kg and 5 kg tamper evident polyethylene containers
  • Shelf Life: Store in a clean, dry, well-ventilated warehouse at ambient temperature, away from odorous materials. Storage at temperatures greater than 35C may lead to a decreased shelf-life. For stock control purposes, a shelf-life of 12 months is specified.
  • Regulations: This product shall at the time of delivery conform in every respect to the provisions of the Australia/NZ food standards and regulations made thereunder. AFIS does not use genetically modified organisms for the manufacture of their products and to the best of our knowledge, the above product is manufactured from raw materials that have not been genetically modified. This product does not require labelling as a genetically modified food in accordance with FSANZ 1.5.2.
  • Nutritional Information

  • Energy (kj): 16.7
  • Carbohydrates - total (g): 80-90
  • Sugar (g): 0
  • Protein (g): 1-2
  • Total Fat (g): 0.1
  • Saturated Fat (g): 0
  • Monosaturalted Fat (g): 0
  • Polyunsaturated Fat (g): 0
  • Cholesterol (mg): 0
  • Sodium (mg): 0.01-0.02
  • Potassium (mg): Not available
  • Units based per 100: g
  • Allergen Information

  • Cereals: No
  • Crustaceans: No
  • Eggs: No
  • Fish: No
  • Milk: No
  • Nuts: No
  • Peanuts: No
  • Soy: No
  • Sulphites: No
  • Lupin:
  • Halal:
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