Europe, Middle East and Africa
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Food and Beverage
CESAGUM® is a locust bean gum made from the seeds of the carob tree, and used as a thickener in cream cheese, dairy desserts, ice-cream and condiments. Completely natural, CESAGUM® acts as a thickening agent without adding any calories to the final product.
Leaders in supplying historic gum
We are the world’s largest supplier of locust bean gum, and our plant is located in Southern Sicily, the heart of the carob tree-growing area. The use of locust bean gum has been traced to ancient Egypt. It is a galactomannan that is also known as carob gum, carob bean gum, Saint John’s bread or carubin.