|Johnson and Johnson in the remote islands of Vanuatu|
My recent interest in Papua New Guinea has shed light on this.
|Coral ready for transformation|
In Vanuatu, Johnson & Johnson has replaced lime. Its another example of the encroachment of westernisation on these rich traditions.
|Lime, mustard seed and betel nut|
The lime is produced from dead coral burnt and then crushed to powder.
|Lime at the market|
|Betel nut enthusiast|
Now I get it.
Source Michael Moran "Beyond the Coral Sea"