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Cargill WavePure ADG seaweed powder in desserts

Seaweed Powder

Simplicity from the sea

Seaweed has a long history of being used as food, in various parts of the world. In recent years, consumers’ favorable perception of seaweed has been reinforced. It’s being hailed as a highly nutritious food, thanks to the many healthy nutrients it contains.

WavePure® is a seaweed powder range based on native seaweed obtained without any chemical modification. It’s a unique ingredient that helps to maintain stability, bring great body and mouthfeel in dairy and plant based dairy alternative applications.

WavePure from Cargill



Since it can be labeled with a reference to the familiar seaweed source, WavePure® is fully in line with growing consumer demand for label-friendly options.


WavePure® Benefits

  • Label-friendly: Nature-derived and familiar ingredient
  • Nutritional Boost: Low calorie content, rich in fiber and other naturally healthy elements (i.e. proteins, vitamins, & antioxidants)
  • No Chemical Modification: whole, not-transformed seaweed; all the natural components of the seaweed are kept intact

WavePure® is made using clean processing & technology

WavePure Seaweed Powder production process


WavePure® in Action!

WavePure® is already widely being used in gelled desserts. Now, we have extended the range with new development in dairy and plant based dairy alternative solutions. 

We’ve created a label-friendly and deliciously rich creamy dessert, where WavePure® brings great body.

Our applications teams are constantly testing WavePure® potential by creating delicious, on-trend prototypes.


A label-friendly indulgent gelled dairy dessert

A delicious label-friendly creamy dairy dessert


Cargill suggests the following labeling options for WavePure® ADG:





The labeling, substantiation and decision making of all claims is the customers’ responsibility. We recommend you consult regulatory and legal advisors familiar with applicable laws, rules and regulations prior to making labeling claims decisions for your products.

Regulatory status

WavePure® ADG is made from Gracilariopsis longissima which is a red alga widely distributed in seaside areas of many countries. Gracilariopsis longissima is considered not novel. 

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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.