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Gum Arabic, also known as Gum Acacia, is a natural gum harvested from the exterior of Acacia trees in the form of dry, hard, nodules. Its unique properties endow it with a wide range of applications in many industries.

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Type 4880 Gum Arabic

AgglomeratedType 4880 gum arabic is a light-colored, agglomerated, spray-dried gum arabic produced from 100% Acacia seyal.

Its agglomerated particle morphology allows for enhanced dispersion into solution. Its light color, excellent film-forming abilities, and other functional properties allow Type 4880 to be used with great success in a wide range of applications.

Type 4880 gum arabic is processed by water dissolution followed by ultra-cleaning, spray-drying, and agglomeration under exacting conditions by Willy Benecke in Germany.

We stock Type 4880 in multiple locations around the country for our customers’ convenience.

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For more information, samples, pricing, and technical guidance please email our gums group directly at or call 1-800-924-1581.