“Superfood” craze makes big business of Africa’s baobab

Farmers bag up baobab fruit near the village of Mangoule, southern Senegal, July 4, 2018. REUTERS/Edward McAllister

Mangoule, SENEGAL, (Reuters) – Taerou Dieuhiou has been shinning barefoot up baobab trees in Senegal’s southern Casamance region to collect the oblong fruit since he was 15. Business has never been better. Inside the hard, green shell that dangles from the spindly branches of Africa’s most iconic tree is a citrussy pulp that has become […]

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