Carrageenan is extracted from red seaweed, most commonly of the Chondrus crispus, Eucheuma cottonii, Eucheuma spinosum, or Gigartina stellata species. Carrageenan is available in three grades: iota, kappa, and lambda.
- Provides set to puddings
- Controls syneresis
- Binds water in reformed meats
- Improves mouthfeel in milkshakes
- Provides suspension and body to instant drinks
- Prevents whey-off in dairy products
|"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...