E427 - Cassia gum

Functions: Emulsifier, Stabiliser, Thickener

The term cassia gum refers to the flour made from the endosperms of the seeds of Senna obtusifolia and Senna tora -also called Cassia obtusifolia or Cassia tora-. It is composed of at least 75% polysaccharide, primarily galactomannan with a mannose:galactose ratio of 5:1, resulting in a high molecular mass of 200‚000-300‚000 Da. - Wikipedia

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