Cassia tora gum is a lower cost alternative to locust bean with a more consistent supply and similar functionalities. It is grown organically and has high thermal stability.
Guar gum is one of the most popular gums used in pet food applications due to its resistance to harsh conditions and great thickening properties. It is gluten free.
Xanthan gum is a cold water soluble gum that works very well when used in tandem with other gums to provide a psuedoplastic flow while being resistant to high salt, oil, sugar, electrolyte, and acidic conditions.