Guar Gum Powder
A gummy substance obtained from legume-family plants, used as a thickener and STABILIZER in commercial food processing.Â Guar gum is a common ingredient used in soups, beverages, frozen desserts and certain cheeses. Guar gum is made from the guar plant and is used as a thickening agent in many manufactured foods and beverages. It consists of 10 percent moister, 80 percent galactomannan and 10 percent proteins, according to Zhion.com. Some forms of guar gum contain soy protein that makes up 10 percent of the ingredient. Someone with a soy allergy should also avoid consuming products containing guar gum.