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
|Watch the Ice Cream University Team on WBAL|
Kim Dacey from WBAL visited the Texture Innovation Center in White Marsh to talk with the winning team from this year's Ice Cream University course. Watch the story that aired on Monday evening (4/6/15).