Tica-Algin™ Alginate is a gel-forming gum extracted from brown seaweed of the species Lessonia nigrescens and L. flavicans. It forms irreversible gels with calcium ions. Grades vary in calcium reactivity and gel strength.
- Provides gelling for desserts and dairy products
- Prevents bakery icings from sticking to packaging
- Improves cooking yield and texture in meat systems
- Controls syneresis in cheese
- Forms films for adhesives, coatings, and cosmetic lotions
- Suspends particles