It may be used in anything from cream cheese, ice cream, baked foods, pimento strips in olives, bottled dressings and sauces including ketchup, etc. It frozen foods, it helps retard ice crystal growth.
Locust Bean Gum is white to pale yellow in colour. It is soluble in hot water (175 to 195 F / 80 to 90 C.)
It is extracted from the endosperm of carob bean kernels.
Started to be used industrially in the early 1900s.