Agar is produced from two species of red seaweed, Gracilaria and Gelidium. Agar reduces sugar crystallization in icings, forms bakery and confection gels, serves as a culture medium, and stabilizes bakery fillings.
TIC Gums also offers a full line of TICorganic® certified organic gums.
- The strongest of the hydrocolloid gelling agents and is useful when firm gels are desired
- Stabilizes sugar in icings, fillings, and meringues
- Suspends particulates
- Useful for melt point management
- Creates gels that set upon cooling to 90°-103°F and remelt when heated above 185°.
|"I need to add elasticity to my gluten-free dough."|
This is something we've been hearing a lot from our customers. We know that gluten-free bakery systems function differently than conventional gluten-containing products. When replacing wheat flour with gluten-free flour, dough often lacks elasticity...