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Agar Agar (Gracilaria) Food Grade

Description

A dried hydrophillic colloid extracted from certain marine algae of Rhodophyceae class


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Uses
Gelling, thickening, and stabilising agent used in Confectionery, Bakery and Dairy products.

Typical Analysis

Moisture
≤ 20%
Gel Strength
750 +/- 40
Starch
None detected.
Ash
≤ 6.5 %

Microbiological Analysis

Total Bacterial Count
<3000 colonies/g
E. Coli
Negative by test.
Salmonella
Negative by test.
Mould and yeast
<300 colonies/g

More Info

Packaging
In 10 kilos boxes with inner polythene liner.
Storage
Good must be stored in a dry, odour free environment. Shelf Life: 2 years from date of manufacturing if kept in optimum storage conditions and original packaging.
Other Health Hazards
It is advisable to wear face masks or to handle the powder in an airy room.