Derived from the guar bean, Guar gum is a powder that is commonly used as a thickening agent in that is most commonly found within commercial foods. It can be used as a thicken agent for water, and is quite useful for absorption or bonding minerals to cellulosic surfaces.
In food production, Guar gum is used to thicken and emulsify during food processing. Guar gum possesses 8 times the thickening capabilities of corn starch, making it a popular substitute for its use. As a result, it can be found in a wide variety of sauces, dressings, dairy products, and baking mixes.
This is a 2 oz packet of Guar Gum Powder.