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DuPont Nutrition & Health is the largest producer of locust bean gum and has more than 60 years of experience in manufacturing it.

Through careful selection of raw materials and process conditions, special LBGs are designed for a variety of applications.

Locust bean gum is an all natural vegetable gum extract from the seeds of carob tree (Ceratonia siliqua).

Key benefits

  • All natural
  • Consumer friendly
  • Easy to formulate with
  • Process tolerant
  • No negative interactions with other ingredients
Product Benefit Application
GRINDSTED® LBG Creates body and a creamy texture
Reduces ice crystal growth
Provides strong synergies with other hydrocolloids
Stabilizing effect on proteins
Neutral in taste and odor
Ice cream
Sauces, dressings
Fruit preparations
Dairy desserts
Beverages, cream cheese
GRINDSTED® LBG-Organic LBG from a certified origin
EU/US organic certified
Organic food

Highly purified to meet highest standards in quality and functionality

Produced on a dedicated line for baby food

Tailored products for various infant formulas

Baby food
GRINDSTED® LBG REV Refined LBG for transparent solutions and jellies. Clear dressings, jellies, desserts, beverages
GRINDSTED® LBG 500 Controls viscosity and builds elastic gels with carrageenan and xanthan Pet food, animal nutrition

All natural source of protein from the germ of the carob kernel

Balanced amino acid spectrum to replace milk or soy proteins

Infant formulas, culinary, dairy,

Cold soluble for unheated products

Creates body and a creamy texture

Neutral in taste and odor

Dairy desserts, beverages, sauces and dressings

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