Alland & Robert entered into a partnership with Sayaji, according to a report published on October 12, 2018.
Alland & Robert, French leader in natural gums is partnering with Sayaji Industries Limited, an India-based company with the intention of forming a joint venture. Through this partnership, their goal is to manufacture locally and supply spray dried acacia gum for the growing Indian market. Alland & Robert, by providing technological know-how for the processing of the acacia gum, will aid in offering best quality products for this fast-evolving market.
Acacia gum, which is also known as gum Arabic (E414), is a natural, safe, and healthy ingredient. It is used in flavors, beverages, confectionery, dairy, bakery, dietary products, pharma, and cosmetics among others. Acacia gum is present in thousands of day-to-day products all over the world. In India, consumers directly purchase it at local market for cooking purposes. According to Alland & Robert, the local business opportunities are large and diverse in this fast-growing economy.
R&D team of Alland works on developing new applications of acacia gum and the company believes that new applications will emerge in the near future. Sayaji has already strengthened its position in the market and has a steady reputation in the Indian food industry with its large corn wet milling business. Therefore, this partnership is a natural choice for Alland & Robert, says Sayaji. The two companies have entered into a Memorandum of Understanding and they will sign a definitive agreement in the beginning of 2019.