Agar
place of origin:Spain
number: 190042
model:
specification: 500g/jar
feature of product:
AGARExtracted from a type of red algae(of the Gelidium and Gracilaria genea, AGAR is a gelling agent used in Japan since
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AGAR

Extracted from a type of red algae(of the Gelidium and Gracilaria genea, AGAR is a gelling agent used in Japan since 15 century. In 1859, it was introduced to Europe as a characteristically Chinese food, and at the start of 20 century it began to be used in the food industry. It is a source of fibre and can form gels in very small proportions. It can be used to make hot gelatins.


Characteristics:

* Presented in a refined powder.

* Mix while cold and bring to a boil.

* Gelification is fast.

* Once gelled, it can withstand temperatures of up to 80℃(hot gelatin).

* Allow it to rest for correct gelification.

* In acidic mediums, it loses part of its gelling capacity.

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