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Gum Arabic

A gum made from sap of the acacia tree. In the 19th century, it was a major export in parts of east Africa and Sudan. Gum arabic is used in painting and in textiles, as well as in some foodstuff and as a desert on its own.
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The mid-infrared TR spectra of cellulose and Arabic gum (Figure 5(a)) display the characteristic IR pattern for the polysaccharides produced by the high proportion of O-H groups bound to the carbons.
It has been also possible to distinguish between Arabic gum and tragacanth gum.
According to Mujawamariya & Karimov (2014), one acacia tree can produce the average of 0,25 to 2 kg of Arabic gum per year, varying according to the type and climatic conditions.
Data source: Acaciagum project TABLE 3 Reported sources of income Income source Primary Secondary Commerce 5 6 Agriculture 0 0 Pastoralism 154 32 Wage 1 4 Wood products 2 74 Arabic gum 33 68 Remittances 0 0 Relief 9 19 Non-wood products 0 1 Note: n = 201.
The cracks produced by natural gum on both Cl-1 and Cl-2 samples were wider and deeper in comparison to the one attacked by Arabic gum. The etched surface of clearcoats exposed to natural gum also differs from the surface properties of samples exposed to natural and simulated gums.
The variety senegal, with which we are concerned here, is the main source of arabic gum and a well-established traditional agroforestry tree component (Raddad et al., 2005).
The ex-official accused the ICC prosecutor of seeking to stop the flow of Arabic Gum to world countries "after it was recently discovered that it is a cure to contemporary diseases".
The glass transition temperatures of the mix containing maltodextrin, arabic gum and commercial ice cream mix were -27.54 C, -30.94 C and -30.41 C, respectively.
These food ingredients are mainly used in compound foodstuffs, mainly milk-based products, which are not heated during processing.- Mechanically-recovered chicken meat, offal of chicken, egg white and arabic gum (additive).
Samia Shabou said that two companies participated in the exhibition alongside the Ministry of Commerce, where Sudanese products such as Arabic gum, hibiscus, peanuts, dry okra, baobabs, fruit varieties, locally produced foods and fruit.
For the microencapsulation process, gelatin (Fluka), Arabic gum (Vetec) and hydrochloric acid (Vetec) were used.
Tenders are invited for Gum Arabic To Cos-Voc No.M.021.Accacia Arabic Gum,Foodfrade To Is,6795-1972