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Agar Agar

Attribute Category A
Item #:501001S 
501001S

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A gelatin like product made from algae and red seaweeds.
It is processed by cooking and pressing the algae, freeze drying the residue into bars and then grinding it into a powder.
It has stronger setting properties than gelatin.
Agar Agar can be used to make the following items:
  • Jellies 
  • Puddings 
  • Custards 
  • Meringues 
  • Cake Fillings 
Agar Agar may also be used as the gelling agent in gel clarification, to clarify stocks, sauces, and other liquids.
It can also be used as a substitute for powdered gelatin in some recipes.
Agar Agar has many advantages over traditional gelatin.
Some advantages include the following:
  • Agar Agar is derived from a plant source rather than an animal source making it suitable for vegetarian and vegan diets 
  • No taste, no odor and no color 
  • It sets more firmly than gelatin 
  • Agar agar can set at room temperature; it also stays in jelly form when temperatures rise 

Additives

Attribute Category
A
Item #:
501814S
 
Item #:
501012S
 
48.70
Each
SKU Number Additives Size Price Quantity Add to Cart
501001D 500g / 1.1lbs
89.00
Each
501001E 100g / 3.5oz
16.75
Each