Foga – Gum Arabic (Hashab) Instant Powder

FOGA Gum Acacia Instant Powder (hashab) is instantly soluble in water. Add it easily to your food or juices for a vital daily life.


Foga – Gum Arabic (Hashab) Instant Powder

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Gum Arabic ‘Hashab’ is known for its many uses in food items such as ice cream and soft drinks, marshmallows and other candies. It is also used in the food industry as a stabiliser. Gum Arabic ‘Hashab’ is instantly soluble in water and insoluble in ethanol. Crude of the grades are selected based on the type of Hand Picked Selected (HPS), Cleaned Gum, Siftings and Dust.


Applications of Foga gum Arabic (hashab) instant powder:

  • Foga gum Arabic (hashab) instant powder can be used in beverages because it is not gritty, does not thicken, and has a mild taste. 
  • Also said to be a prebiotic ingredient (a non-digestible food ingredient in dietary fibre that can stimulate the growth of beneficial bacteria in the intestines).
Products Functional property
Smoothies, soft drinks, soups, instant drinks and dessert mixes  Thickening agent
chocolate candies, gumdrops, marshmallows and chewing gum Prevent crystallisation, film forming ability, glazing agent
Carbonated soft beverage Foam stabiliser
Alcoholic beverage Clarifying agent
Beverages Flavour encapsulated
Dairy products Thickening agent
Bakery products Hydrocolloid, Moisture binder


Gum Arabic-mixing-directions

This product is a natural safe pre-biotic. It has no contraindications or interactions and can be used on a daily basis as part of the diet.

  1.  For dry food pour 1 Tablespoon all over the food
  2.  For soupy food pour 1 Tablespoon while mixing

With liquids (water is recommended):

  1. Pour 1 Tablespoon into a dry glass
  2. Very quickly pour the liquid into the glass (250ml)
  3. Stir and drink


Health benefits of Foga gum Arabic (Hashab) instant powder

  • It helps to lower cholesterol levels, keep blood sugar in check, protect against diabetes, and aid in the treatment of digestive disorders such as irritable bowel syndrome (IBS).
  • Gum Arabic suppresses the appetite, reduces gut inflammation, alleviates constipation, relieves diarrhea, and supports weight loss efforts (by helping you stay full for longer).
  • Weight management
  • Renal effect
  • Sore Throats and Dry Coughs
  • The University of Minnesota (2019) did clinical studies on the gum Arabic effects on human health concluded that consumption of 40 grams/day of gum Arabic reduces the peak of glucose response. This evidence provides that gum Arabic acts as a functional fibre in human nutrition.

Additional information

Weight 26 kg
Dimensions 21 cm
Application Area

Bakery – Bread, Beverage – Non alcoholic (incl. water ice), Beverage – Spirits, Wine & other Alcoholic, Blends & Ingredients B2B, Cereals & cereal bars, Confectionery, Dairy – Ice Cream & Desserts, Dairy – Liquid, Dairy – Margarine, butter and spreads, Dairy – Powders, Dairy – Cheese, Health, sports & Nutrition, Pharmaceutical, OTC, Savoury baked goods, Spreads (non dairy), Supplements, Sweet baked goods, Beverage – Dry

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Storage Conditions

Dry conditions preferable, Store in dry area