Technical Grade Carrageenan Usage

Carrageenan is a common food additive that is extracted from a red seaweed, Chondrus crispus, which is popularly known as Irish moss. Carrageenan, which has no nutritional value, has been used as a thickener and emulsifier to improve the texture of non food material.

Air Freshener Gel

When you need to improve the odors in your room, air freshener gels are one of the products available at supermarkets. They are made from kappa carrageenan. Carrageenan serves as primary gelling agent in the air freshener products. Carrageenan controls the release of fragrance oil. It can be used for the non transparent and transparent air freshener gel.

Carrageenan Function for Air Freshener Gel

Use for: Air Freshner, Perfume, Car Perfume

  • Promotes uniform release of fragrance oil shelf life of freshner gel.
  • Improves apperance and texture.
  • Improves appearance by creating stable, solid, and dry textured gels.
  • Controls evaporation to ensure a stable odor release for longer period of time.

Pet Food

There is increasing concern over the inclusion of carrageenan, a seaweed-derived natural product that acts as a binder, thickening agent, and as a stabilizer in many processed human foods and beverages and canned cat and dog foods. There should be no doubt to any pet food manufacturer – carrageenan comes with health risks for the pets consuming this ingredient with each meal.

Carrageenan Function for Pet Food

Use for: Pet Food

  • Reduces syneresis of the food.
  • Excelent sheen to finished product.
  • Binds meat particles effectively.
  • Add riches to gravy.
  • Maintains uniform suspension.
  • Easy unmolding from the can.
  • Prevents fat seperation during processing.
  • Uniform moisture throughout the can.