Lucid Colloids based in India is a premier manufacturer of Edicol® range of Food & Petfood Guar Gums since 1958. Guar Gum is the endosperm extracted from Guar Beans, a natural plant material. Guar Gum is a water souble polysaccharide galactomannan exhibiting high water vicosity at low concentrations. Viscosities rising exponentially with increasing concentrations.

Lucid has 3 manufacturing units in India, a rich 64 year legacy in the business, a collective experience of over 500 man-years, a subsidiary in the USA – Lucid Colloids America Inc. and in the Netherlands – Lucid Colloids Europe B.V. Lucid currently has 350 global employees and is a leading supplier of Guar Gum to the global food, pet food, pharma and nutraceutical sectors to over 30 countries.

Lucid is ISO 9001, ISO 14001, ISO 45001, FSSC 22000 (GFSI equivalent), cGMP, BRC-9, EFfCI GMP, SA 8000, SEDEX (SMETA 4-Pillar), Non-GMO, Vegan, Kosher, Halal and Organic certified.

Lucid offers a wide range of Edicol® Guar Gum grades as well as customised products and services. Products range from Ultra High viscosity of 7,000 cps for a 1% solution to Ultra Low viscosity of 1200 cps for a 10% solution in a variety of particle sizes and hydration rates.

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