The BUX treatment (Xanthan gum) showed higher acceptance by the consumers regarding to odor, flavor, texture and overall quality; it revealed higher percent of positive purchase intention (58%), followed by BUT treatment (Tara gum
TIC Gums supplies an array of conventional and organic gum fibers, such as guar, carrageenan, pectin, locust bean gum, tara gum
, acacia and agar using a multitude of different gum systems.
Researchers from the University of Sussex designed an experiment to first see whether or not adding a thickening agent (tara gum
) increased the sensation of thickness, stickiness and creaminess of a yoghurt drink, and then looked at how these affected expected fullness and expected satiety.