Carrageenan for innovative textures
Carrageenan are water soluble polysaccharides extracted from red seaweeds with thickening, stabilizing and gelling properties. It also provides synergy with dairy proteins, suspends, and stabilizes fat, protein and cocoa particles while improving mouthfeel.
Cargill offers one of the widest ranges of commercially available carrageenan, employing proven production processes and using a large variety of different types of red seaweeds (Rhodophyceae) from the Gigartinales group.
To ensure sustainable sourcing of our offer Cargill has established the Red Seaweed Promise. Further information on the program can be found here.
Cargill sources red seaweed from three different continents. The main varieties used are Gigartina, Chondrus, Iridaceae, and Eucheuma.
With Cargill’s clean label offering and the plant fully compliant to pharmaceutical requirement (Highest level of quality standards) Also add Cargill’s formulation expertise, this enables the formulation of commercial carrageenan products tailored to very specific needs in different applications.
Some Cargill products are only approved for use in certain geographies, end uses, and/or at certain usage levels. It is the customer's responsibility to determine, for a particular geography, that (i) the Cargill product, its use and usage levels, (ii) the customer's product and its use, and (iii) any claims made about the customer's product, all comply with applicable laws and regulations.