Additive 32 / 75 – Gum arabic Many of our most popular pleasure…

Additive 32 / 75 – Gum arabic

Many of our most popular pleasure foods are made with a wild gum that is collected by hand from thorny trees mostly in Sudan but also in the Sahel, an area just above the equator stretching from Senegal to Somalia. Gum arabic is sap that gathers in softball-sized clumps called “tears†(trees weep sap).

See full post here: Dwight Eschliman Photography2015-09-03.