Alland & Robertsupplies Karaya gum, a natural and vegetal ingredient that can be used for many food and pharmaceutical applications. Also commonly named “Sterculia,” it is hand-collected on sterculia trees growing on dry and rocky areas, mainly in specific regions of Africa (especially in Senegal and Mali) and India. Karaya gum offers many functional properties: texturing and bulking agent, dietary fiber, adhesive compound, viscosity control agent, water retention and suspending properties, for a variety of applications like desserts, savory sauces and ready-to-eat

Published in WholeFoods Magazine February 2018