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
|Better Xanthan Hydration. Greater Production Efficiencies.|
Powdered xanthan solves texture and stability issues in food products, such as viscosity and suspension, but it also brings production challenges including dusting and lumping (also known as fish-eyes) during incorporation. While there are labor-...