Monsoon Season Rainfall

Since, 2005, the Kerala onset date has ranged from May 24 – June 10. Sometime in June the INDIA METEOROLOGICAL DEPARTMENT is expected to issue a detailed long term weather forecast for the season. June 1 is the historical average onset date of the monsoon over the southern state of […] Read more »

3 Things You Don’t Know about Guar Gum

Guar gum, or guaran, is the primary product of guar grains. The guar seeds are dehusked, screened and milled to obtain the gum, and is typically produced as an off white, prolix powder. Here are three things you didn’t know about guar gum: India is the largest producer of guar […] Read more »

Polypro’s IndoPak guar market report

Conditions continue to favor the buyer. It appears the IndoPak guar market will have little leverage to significantly increase price for long periods of time given the outlook for abundant raw material supply, excess frac gum manufacturing capacity and poor USA O&G frac demand. However, it should be noted that […] Read more »

History of Guar Gum

Guar is a member of the pea family which is cultivated both as fodder and as a green veggie. Over the years, the actual vegetable has gained added significance despite not being part of the staple diet. The reason for this is the emergence of guar gum. Yes, the gum […] Read more »

Where Is Guar Gum Produced and How?

For a substance that has only been used widely for six decades, guar gum is extremely popular. After the Second World War, when industries in the West faced a shortfall of locust bean gum, which was at that time used widely in the textile and paper industries, guar gum was […] Read more »

How Guar Gum Can Be Used In Food Products

Guar gum is a widely used thickening and lubricating agent used in a number of industrial processes. It is extracted from the guar seed. Guar gum is known to cool off rapidly when mixed in cold water, which enhances thickness and viscosity that can be used in items as diverse […] Read more »

The Great Many Applications of Guar Gum

As you might know, guar gum can be used in food products of all kinds. From frozen foods, such as ice creams, to condiments, to even pet food, guar gum is incorporated into the process to enhance the shelf life of food items and make them more palatable. Yet, the […] Read more »