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Gum tragacanth, Tragacanth, thickener E413

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A natural thickening and mass-elastic substance used in confectionery as a vegetable alternative to CMC.

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Weight net. 25g.; 105,68 pln/100g.

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A natural thickening substance obtained from the trunk juice found in West Asia, rubber gum throat. Its name comes from the Greek language and means "goat's horn," which refers to the appearance and furrowed texture of dried rubber. Other names of tragacanths are the goat horn, gum tragacanth, dragon gum or green gum.

Tragacanth contains from 20% to 30% of the water-soluble fractions (gum tragacanth is not soluble in ethanol), the remaining part is so-called. bassorin, a water insoluble fraction. Tragacanth is dissolved in water to form a viscous solution, swelling to form a thick gel. The maximum solution viscosity is reached after 24 hours at room temperature or after heating for 8 hours at high temperatures - however, it should be remembered that acceleration of thickening by increasing the temperature reduces the viscosity of the finished solution. Solutions thickened with gum tragacanth are considered the most sticky and sticky of all thickened vegetable gums, that is why it is a popular natural thickener used in the confectionery industry. Solutions of gum tragacanth are resistant to heat and heating.

The tragacanth gum is listed in the list of permitted additive substances as E413 and can be used on an "quantum satis" basis, i.e. without restrictions in the amount required to obtain the appropriate technological result. In the US, gum tragacanth has the status of GRAS (Generally Recognized As Safe) and there are no quantitative restrictions on its use in food.

Porcja 11 g W 100 g
Energy value
kcal 40.40  kcal 367.00  kcal
Energy value 171.60 1,559.80
Fats, 0.90 8.30
Saturated fats
Trans fats
Monounsaturated fats
Polyunsaturated fats
Carbohydrates, 5.80 53.00
sugars
polyols
starches
Protein 1.40 12.40
Fiber
Erythritol
Sodium
Salt equivalent

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Gum tragacanth, Tragacanth, thickener E413



Net weight: 25g

Ingredients: 100% E413

Producer: Manufactured in Poland by Food Colors, Robotnicza 14a, Piotrków Trybunalski

It should be consumed before: date on the packaging

Store in a dry and cool place in a tightly closed container, protect from light.

Dosage: 4 teaspoons per 1kg by weight

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