Tamarind Kernel Powder


Tamarind Kernel Powder

Tamarind Kernel Powder is derived from the plant Tamarindus Indica. Tamarind is an evergreen tree. Various grades are delegated to Tamarind Seeds following which these seeds are methodically ground to powder conserving their nutritious properties, than these seeds are roasted and decorticated. The kernels of these seeds are separated by color sorter to obtain, rich tamarind kernel powder.

Tamarind pulp is one of the souring agent in Indian curries. For the reason that of sugar and acid contents the tamarind pulp is used in kitchens for curries, sauces, syrups and other food beverages. Tamarind kernel powder-deoil and tamarind kernel powder-oil supply by Altrafine Gums.

Tamarind Seeds consist of
  • 35% Husk
  • 65 % White Kernel
  • The white kernel obtained of tamarind seeds are utilized for producing Tamarind Kernel Powder.
  • Tamarind kernel is rich in Protein, Carbohydrates, Fibers and Oils.

Tamarind Kernel Powder is the combination of
  • Galactoxyloglucan polysaccharide (55-65%)
  • Lipids (6-10%)
  • Proteins (18-20%)
  • And a little amount of Fibers, Sugar etc.
  • The white kernel obtained of tamarind seeds are utilized for producing tamarind kernel powder.
  • Tamarind kernel is rich in protein, carbohydrates, fibers and oils.

Properties of Tamarind Kernel Powder
  • D-mannose and D-galactose
  • This Powder is odorless and is creamish white in color
  • Moisture Content : 06 to 12 %
  • Crude Fibre : 01 to 02 %
  • Protein : 10 to 20 %
  • Viscosity : 2800 CPS in 3% solution
  • Color : Light creamy
  • pH of 5% slurry : 6.0 to 7.0
  • Sieve Value : 100 mesh 100% w/w passing
  • Sieve Value : 200 mesh 99% w/w passing
  • Sieve Value : 300 mesh 99% w/w passing
  • Ash content : 01 to 03 %
  • Tamarind Kernel Powder has a high water absorption capacity.
  • And high viscosity over a broad range of pH

Tamarind Kernel Powder consists of
  • In textile industry as textile thickener and textile sizing
  • For sizing in dyeing industry
  • In printing industry
  • Jute sizing
  • Cotton wraps
  • Paper & explosive industry
  • Soil stabilizer.
  • Manufacturing of plywood’s
  • In the production of wood works
  • Mining industry
  • Cosmetic industry
  • Oil drilling and gas industry
  • Tobacco industry
  • Manufacturing of paints
  • Due to its rich content of carbohydrates and protein Tamarind Kernel Powder is also used in producing adhesives.

Tamarind Kernel Powder is also used in various food processing industries and applied largely in Ketchups, Ice creams, sauces, sherbet, baked food, pet food, meat product and instant noodles. Tamarind kernel powder for textile industry is used for different types of dyes, fabrics and textile printing applications.

Applications
Tamarind Kernels are extensively used in following industries :
  • Food processing industry
    Tamarind Kernel Powder is used in food industries with its extensive applications in ketchups, Ice creams, Sauces, Sherbet, Baked Food, Pet Food, Meat Product and Instant Noodles.
  • In textile industry as textile thickener and textile sizing
    Excellent thickening property of Tamarind Kernel Powder makes it a good thickening agent for textile industries. It is also used for the purpose of textile sizing.
  • For sizing in dyeing industry and printing industry
    The penetration and fiber forming characteristics of tamarind kernel makes it an exceptional element for the purpose of sizing in dyeing and printing industry.
  • Jute Sizing and Cotton Wraps
    The deep absorption property of tamarind kernel also makes it useful in the process of jute sizing and cotton wraps.
  • Paper & Explosive Industry
    Having an attribute of high viscosity builder, tamarind kernel is used in paper and explosive industry.
  • Oil drilling and gas industry
    Having an excellent property of a soil stabilizer, tamarind kernel is also extensively used in oil drilling and gas industry.

Further Important Applications
  • Food Industry
  • Textiles Industry
  • Pharmaceuticals
  • Personal care
  • Water treatment
  • Health care
  • Nutraceuticals
  • Paper
  • Cosmetics
  • Oil drilling
  • Tobacco Industry
  • Mining
  • Explosives and others