Further monsoon reports show uncertainty on the overall outlook although it has already hit South India. Monsoon is not only judged by rainfall, there are other patterns including wind speed, clouding, etc., which have not been met. Should monsoon be normal, prices are expected to stay within this range. A significant decrease is not expected […]

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  For the third week in a row the market is stable with demand, supply and prices staying level. Demand from the oil sector is constant and manufacturers are comfortably managing to fulfill orders. Prices for splits within the market won’t fall lover than $2 per kg as farmers hold back stock at times of […]

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  We have been experiencing the ups and downs of the Guar market for a while now – although not a large increase or decrease there has been consistent movement. When prices increase farmers, stockiest and manufacturers are looking to gain from the increase bringing more supplies into the market. As supply increases, the price […]

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  Guar demand from the international market has constantly been with larger manufacturers; smaller companies are feeling the pinch. Although demand has remained stable, not everyone is benefiting. Stockiest have recently been selling of their Guar Gum. This increased availability has decreased prices from what they were this time last week. We feel this is […]

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  As we come into the last week of January, we see the Guar market remain stable. Prices have increased slightly due to speculative activity and shortage of processed splits, but at a manageable level. Lets hope the market remains steady throughout the year, and the foreseen future. Many old users from food and technical […]

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  Everything in the Guar market seams to be stable with nothing much to report, hence the mini market update. There is however speculation of the price increasing next month. As expected, the availability of Guar Seed is slightly decreasing – currently not enough to have an effect on prices. Should this continue, especially with […]

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  The Guar market has increased by 500 USD within the last 10 days. Many people speculated the rise, putting orders in when prices decreased before the festive holidays. Some users are still worried about the fluctuating price of Guar, not wanting to be caught up in the volatile market. It is the joint opinion […]

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Guar Gum Bean Powder Guar Gum is a white to yellowish white powder and is nearly odorless. Fine finished Guar Gum Powder is available in different viscosities and granulometries depending on the desired viscosity development and applications. Guar gum powder, made by crushing seeds of the guar crop, is used in a number of products in […]

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Hydraulic Fracturing Hydraulic Fracturing involves the use of high pressure to crack open hydrocarbon bearing zones within shale rock formations. Guar Gum is used to thicken the fracturing fluid, which suspends graded sand and carries it to the fractured rock. The sand then serves are a proppant to keep the fracture open, creating a route for the oil or gas to […]

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The most significant use of guar and its derivatives has been in petroleum production, specifically, the area of hydraulic fracturing. Hydraulic fracturing involves the use of high pressure to crack open hydrocarbonbearing zones. Guar is used to thicken the fracturing fluid so that it can carry graded sand into the fractured rock. The sand then serves as a proppant to keep […]

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