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Agar agar powder food additive E406
Agar is a polysaccharide extracted from seaweed and is currently one of the most widely used seaweed gel gums in the world. It has a wide range of applications in the food industry, pharmaceutical industry, daily chemical industry, bioengineering, etc. The use of agar in food can significantly change the quality of food and improve the quality of food. It is characterized by physicochemical properties such as coagulability and stability, and can form complexes with some substances. Like xanthan gum, agar can be used as thickener, coagulant, suspending agent, emulsifier, preservative and stabilizer. It is widely used in the manufacture of orange and various beverages, jelly, jam, yogurt, ice cream, vegan cheese, petri dish, pastries, soft candy, canned food, meat products, eight-treasure porridge, white fungus bird's nest, soups, cold foods, etc. Agar can be used as culture medium, ointment base and other purposes in the chemical industry and medical research.
agar agar powder for food application:
fruit orange drink
Agar is used as a suspending agent, and its concentration is 0.01-0.05%, so that the particles can be suspended uniformly.
Agar is used in beverage products, and its function is to suspend the solid matter in the beverage evenly without sinking.
It is characterized by long suspension time and long shelf life, which is also something other suspension agents cannot replace. Good transparency, good fluidity, smooth taste and no odor.
The usage amount of agar is about 2.5%, and the gummy candies made with glucose solution and white granulated sugar are far better than other gummy candies in transparency and taste.
Agar is used in solid foods. Its role is to solidify to form a colloid, which is used as the main raw material to complex other auxiliary materials, such as liquid sugar, granulated sugar, and spices.
canned meat, meat products
0.2-0.5% agar can form a gel that effectively binds minced meat.
Four Eight Treasure Congee, Tremella Bird's Nest, Soups
Use 0.3-0.5% agar as thickener and stabilizer.
Wash the agar first, brew it with boiling water to expand it, pick it up and add the ingredients to eat.
jelly pudding, tamarind cake
With 0.1-0.3% agar and refined galactomannan, a transparent and strong elastic gel can be prepared.
Agar is used as a suspending agent, and the reference dosage is 0.15-0.3%, which can make the particles suspend uniformly without precipitation or stratification.
Use agar as an auxiliary clarifying agent to accelerate and improve clarification.
Agar should be placed in a dry place. Keeping the temperature between 18～25℃ can increase the storage life of agar. Excessive storage temperature for a long time will cause the gel strength to decrease. Agar should not be stored together with odorous things.
Note: moisture-proof, store in a dry and ventilated place.
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