Irish moss or carrageen, is a small alga that contains gelling and texturing molecules, carrageenan, which make it an ideal natural texturing agent for milk preparations in particular.
Available in ORGANIC
- Milk products
- Meat products
Description of Chondrus 150
Chondrus crispus, commonly known as Irish moss, is a red alga of the Gigartinaceae family that can grow up to 10 to 20 cm long. It is harvested by hand at low tide.
Chondrus 150 contains gelling and texturing molecules: carrageenan. These heat-soluble fibres will assemble in the form of helices, “imprisoning” the liquid and thus giving it a gelled appearance.
This functionality is recognised in milk preparations, meat products (water retention), and sauces.
DOSAGE: 1 to 2 % of dehydrated alga
Chondrus 150 is used to:
• Texturising alternatives to dairy products and milk preparations.
• Binding water (e.g. in meat products).
• Thickening sauces.
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