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
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