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Uses:  Gum arabic is used in food as a thickener, stabiliser, glazing agent and emulsifier, and is readily water-soluble.

Typical products include chewing gum, sweets, jelly, fondants, beer, soft drinks, fruit squash, wine.

May cause weak allergic reaction in some individuals. May act as an irritant.

Description: Gum arabic is the dried gum from the stems and branches of sub-Saharan (Sahel zone) Acacia Senegal and Acacia Seyal (Leguminosae) trees and produced naturally as large nodules during a process called gummosis to seal wounds in the bark of the tree.

E414 Acacia Gum/Gum Arabic

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