The Gum Arabic is an ingredient that is very used in sweets, confectionery and many agro-food products. By the way, Delices and Gourmandises proposes delicious acacia sweets that contain some. If you want to know more about Gum Arabic, this article will help you do so.
This ingredient used in the acacia sweets of Delices and Gourmandises is the lifeblood of a variety of acacia that has solidified. It is also known as Acacia gum. For some food experts, it is called Senegal Gum, despite the fact that the tree from which it is taken can be mostly found in Sudan. The Gum Arabic is rich in potassium, magnesium and calcium. It has no particular taste or odor and can be dissolved in water. It is sold as powder or crystals which color ranges from yellow to brown.
The Gum Arabic in used for thousands of years and in many domains. It is said that it was used in the ancient Egypt for fixing the mummies bandages. It is still used for solidifying fabrics and for making them shiny. In cosmetics and pharmacy, it is used for curing several skins disorders and for speeding up the wound healings. In housing construction, it is used for optimizing the roofs ‘sealing. And finally, it is used for making the paper in which the stamps and tags are made.
The Gum Arabic is a confectionery that is chewed in its countries of origin. You can find some at Delices and Gourmandises where they are called acacia sweets. In the agro-food industry, it is generally known by its code E414. It is used as emulsifier in some oils made from citrus fruits and as taste support for aromas. It is also very efficient as colloid in emulsions.2016-07-06
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