Carrageenan Gum2018-12-10T05:17:45+00:00
carrageenan gum on a spoon

Carrageenan gum is used in baking for thickening of food systems.

Carrageenan Gum


What is Carrageenan Gum?

Carrageenan gum is a food grade water-soluble gum used for thickening and increasing the viscosity of food systems.

Origin

Extracted from red seaweed.

Function

Water binding and thickening.

Application

Use at low levels, 0.25% and lower, to aid in stabilizing icings or sauces. Disperse with
dry ingredients before use. Introduce to water solutions first for optimum hydration
before mixing with oil based ingredients.

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