Fennel is a highly aromatic and flavorful herb with culinary and medicinal uses, and is one of the primary ingredients of absinthe. Florence fennel or finocchio is a selection with a swollen, bulb like stem base that is used as a vegetable. Fennel is used as a food plant by the larvae of some Lepidoptera species including the Mouse Moth and the Anise Swallowtail. Fennel yields both an herb and a spice. All plant parts are edible: roots, stalks and leaves, with the spice coming from the dried seeds. A native to the Mediterranean, Fennel is an ancient and common plant known to the ancient Greeks and spread throughout Europe by Imperial Rome.
Altrafine Gums offers natural gums for food grade thickeners and organic paper gums manufactured to international standards. Some of the products they supply are cassia powders, psyllium husk, guar gum and carrageenan. Along with hydrocolloids, Altrafine Gums offer indian spices and seeds and animal feed products.
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