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Backbone Gum Trading

Muindi Mbingu Street,Nairobi,nairobi,Kenya

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We are Backbone Gum Trading based in Nairobi,Kenya.Our Business related to business services industry and we specifically deal in Raw material gum and Honey.Kindly find our products details below ;

Product Descriptions
 Arabic Gum
Also known as acacia gum or gum Senegal.

  • Carbohydrate Polyer picture
  • Complex and Highly Branched
  • Central Core or Nucleus
Characteristics of Arabic Gum
  • Thin Flakes Powder, Granules and Angular fragments.
  • Colour white to yellowish white.
  • Almost odourless with mucilaginous consistency.
 Uses of Arabic Gum
  • Local eaten as food (human & animals), medicine for various diseases
  • Commercial food and confectionery - prevent crystallization, emulsifier and stabilizer
  • Pharmaceutical coating/binding and suspending agent
  • Adhesives office glue, Paint viscosity, Printing prevent oxidation of plates
 Gum Myrrh
 Its called Myrrh ogadem or Malmaley
Oily gum resin exudates from stems or branches of C. myrrha
Colour variable from red, brown to dark brown
Gum myrrh refers to the sweet-smelling product that secretes from the bark of several species of Commiphora, A small tree native to the Horn of Africa especially Ethiopia and Somalia.
The resin hardens when exposed to the air, forming irregular shaped yellow or brown globules. The globules have a pleasant odor and a spicy, bitter flavor. Myrrh contains 50-55 percent gum, 25-35 percent resin (myrrhin), and 2-6 percent volatile oil (myrrhole), as well as bitter principles of undetermined composition.
 Uses of Gum Myrrh
Aromatic resin that is burned as incense resin obtained from this plant is used in perfume, and medicine.
  • It is partially soluble in water, alcohol, and ether; used in dentifrices, perfumery, and pharmaceuticals.
  • It is also used as incense in religious rites and as a spice.
  •  It contains an antiseptic action that is used as a gargle (in the form of tinctures), for dressing wounds, and in the preparation of bandages and ointments
  • Local uses ink used in quranic schools, burn to repel snakes and insects, medicine
  • Commercial uses essential oil, cosmetics, flavours, medicines, antiseptics
 Gum Hagar
(Opoponax) from Commiphora holtziana
Colour variable, yellow to dark brown Oily gum resin exudates from stems or branches of Commiphora holtziana.
Uses of haggar (opoponax)
 Local uses acaricide against ticks, treats snake and scorpion bites, foot rot, mange
  • Commercial uses essential oils, herbal medicine in China, cosmetics
Frankincense is from Boswellia neglecta
Gum resin from stems or branches of Boswellia neglecta, small droplets harden to form nodules of large lumps generally of two types, black and white
 Uses of frankincense
  • Local uses chewing gum, burnt as incense, perfumes, medicine
  • Commercial uses essential oil in perfumery, cosmetics and flavour industries
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Arabic gum ,Myrrh ,Gum haggar, frankincense & Honey Arabic gum Myrrh Gum
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Contact Person :Mr. Mohamed

Company:Backbone Gum Trading

Address:Muindi Mbingu Street, Nairobi, nairobi, Kenya,00610


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Business Type: Exporters

Main Markets: Africa,Asia,Europe,Worldwide

Products / Services: arabic gum, myrrh(molmol), gum haggar, frankincense & honey

Year Established: 2016

Number of Employees: 16-25

Other Information

Registered Capital: Less than 1 Million USD

Ownership Type: Partnership

Legal Representative / CEO: Mohamed Kurane

Total Annual Sales Volume:

Less than 1 Million USD

Export Percentage: 20

Factory Information

Factory Location: Nairobi-kenya

Factory Size: Below 1000 sqm

No. of Production Lines: 4

Total Annual Purchase Volume: Less than 1 Million USD

No. of R&D Staff: 11 - 20 people

Quality Control: In House

No. of QC Staff: 11 - 20 people

Certificates: Reg No.BN/2016/416456

Contract Manufacturing: -