Hydrocolloid, Agar 1100 1302310000
Manufacturing company: Wenda (China)
Agar-Agar is a product obtained from red and brown algae and forms a dense jelly in aqueous solutions. Consists mainly of polysaccharides. It is used as part of nutrient media for the cultivation of bacteria, fungi, algae, as well as in the confectionery industry in the production of marmalade, jams, pastilles.
Hydrocolloids - in the food and cosmetic industry - a collective name for hydrophilic polymers capable of forming stable hydrogels in low concentrations.
Various polysaccharides obtained from natural raw materials (gums, pectins) are used as hydrocolloids , agar, starch); modified polysaccharides (carboxymethylcellulose) and synthetic hydrophilic polymers (polyacrylamide, polyethylene oxide derivatives).
In the food industry, hydrocolloids of a polysaccharide nature of natural origin (gums and agars) and modified polysaccharides ( carboxymethylcellulose and its salts) and synthetic hydrophilic polymers (polyethylene oxide ethers).