Foga Organic Gum

A Smile on the face of the farmers, FOGA Organic Gum is a High quality organic producer of gum arabic from Africa with sustainable impact.

High quality organic products from satisfied farmers

All the FOGA products are harvested by farmers FOGA knows. Farmers get:

  • Maximum profit
  • New young trees to extend their farms
  • Support for community projects like education and hygienic training

FOGA’s cleaning factories are built close to the farmers to ease the processing and generate jobs for the society.

Restoring nature

FOGA invest in a green future by planting new acacia trees.


The acacia senegal trees grow best in a hot and dry area on Sahara sand. With their roots they fertilize the ground so other vegetation can grow.

The big trees keep sand on its place to prevent sandstorms. In addition to a positive effect by converting CO2 to oxygen, areas with these trees also attract more rain.

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FOGA ORGANIC GUM ACACIA PRODUCTS

FOGA is produces a range of Organic Gum Acacia (hashab) products like Instant Powder and spray dried arabic gum.

Harvest

Tapping the resin happens via cuts in the bark. The exudate dries up in open air and is then manually harvested. There are 2 tappings per season in December and March.

Dried resin

After the harvest, the Gum Acacia tears are still soft and have to dry under the sun before the sorting, packing, storage, transport and export.

Granulating / milling

The raw Gum Acacia pieces go through processing stages to be made into different products like a spray dried variant and also instant powder variant.

Pulverizing

The Gum Acacia is dissolved in water, purified (by sieving and centrifugation), pasteurized, and finally transformed into standardized powders through our company-own drying process.

Foga Gum Arabic (Hashab – Kordofan Type) Spray Dry

5,006.900,00 Excl. VAT

Foga Gum Arabic (Hashab – Kordofan Type) Purified 100% gum acacia (hashab), immediately usable for your processing.
With a high viber value of 95% this gum from the acacia senegal is the best quality gum for processing in your products.

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Foga Gum Arabic (Hashab – Kordofan Type) Spray Dry

Description

Gum Acacia (also called Gum Arabic) is made of the juice of a group of small acacia Senegal trees and shrubs, which grow predominantly around the warmer regions like gum belt, the Sahara in Sudan, Chad, Nigeria, Senegal and some parts of tropics and the Subtropics region. During the harvest season, trees are ‘tapped’ by making cuts in the trees. On the cuts the gum grows. After a few weeks the farmers get the gum from the tree. Crude of the grades are selected based on the type of hand Picked Selected (HPS), Cleaned Gum, Siftings and Dust.

Gum Arabic is a pale white orange brown solid that breaks with glassy fracture. It is highly soluble in water and gives 50% of solution. It consists 95% of soluble fiber, which is a good source of neutral sugars like Rhamnose, Arabinose and Galactose,. Gum Arabic is an excellent source of cationic components like calcium, magnesium, potassium and sodium.

Gum Arabic from Acacia Senegal is the most preferred natural constituent for the production of high-quality soft candies. It gives the product with soft but firm, long lasting in the mouth, and provides a clean, non-sticky chewing. 

Generally, this ingredient has various applications especially used in encapsulating flavours, preventing of sugar crystallization, emulsifying the fat throughout the product and as lubricant/ binder in extruded snack cereals, partial oil replacer or water binder.

Applications of Foga gum Arabic:

Industry type Various end product applications
Confectionery soft, chewy candy, gummy bears, marshmallows, coated candy
Beverages and flavours flavour encapsulated
Dairy Products Cheeses, condensed milk, pudding, dairy spread, whey products, milk powder, eggnog and other dairy-based drinks.
Processed Meats hot dogs, sausages, luncheon meats, dried egg products, meaty soups, sauces and canned fish
Soya products tofu and soymilk
Bakery Products Extruded snacks, low fat cake and muffin mixes

 

Confectionery

In the Confectionery industry, Gum Arabic is used to retard or prevent sugar crystallization. It can be used to emulsify the fat and keep it evenly distributed throughout the product.

 

Beverages and flavours

The major property of Gum arabic, can produce and stabilize emulsions and also excellent for encapsulation of flavours because gum arabic has low viscosity, bland flavour and protects against flavour oxidation.

 

Dairy Products

Almost any dairy product can contain Gum arabic. It is used in products like all types of cheeses, condensed milk, pudding, dairy spread, whey products, milk powder, eggnog and other dairy-based drinks.

 

Processed Meats

Any meats that have been processed or have ingredients such as flavourings added to them are likely to contain Gum Acacia. This includes hot dogs, sausages, luncheon meats and canned fish. Any preserved meat or fish, as well as dried egg products and meaty soups and sauces also contain Gum Acacia. 

 

Soya products

Products made with soybeans, such as tofu and soymilk, usually do not contain Gum Acacia. However, soy-based seasonings, such as soy sauce, are likely to use Gum Acacia as a preservative.

 

Bakery Products

Gum Acacia applied as a lubricant and binder in extruded snack cereals, Gum Acacia provides adhesion of dry flavours in peanuts and similar products. In low fat cake and muffin mixes, Gum Acacia functions as a partial oil replacer as well as a moisture binder.

 

Pharmaceutical

The usage of Gum Acacia in pharmaceutical applications is based on its natural properties of emulsification, stabilization, demulcent action, adhesiveness and binding action.

Gum Acacia is a 100% water-soluble non-starch polysaccharide (NSP) which is resistant to hydrolysis by the digestive enzymes of humans so delivers in excess of 85% total dietary fibre. Foods containing the requisite amounts specified in the pending EC Health Claims legislation can be labelled “contains a source of fibre”. Gum Acacia is approved for use in food (E414) with non-specified.

Additional information

Weight 26 kg
Application Area

Bakery, Beverage, Confectionery, Dairy

PACKAGING

0,150KG SAMPLE, 1000KG IN BAGS OF 25KG, 100KG IN BAGS OF 25KG, 25KG BAG, 500KG IN BAGS OF 25KG

Labels and Marks

Dietary Suitability

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Shelf Life

Unlimited

Storage Conditions

Dry conditions preferable

DG Classification

NON DG

Country of Origin

Netherlands