Better Gums & Stabilizers, Better Life!

79 / 100

Iota Carrageenan

Your Premier iota carrageenan powder suppliers

What Is Iota Carrageenan

Iota Carrageenan is a hydrocolloid extracted from red seaweeds that is widely used in the food industry and in certain scientific and industrial applications.  

As one of the professional carrageenan powder suppliers, exporters in China, Gino is dedicated to supplying superior carrageenan products from reliable manufacturers. With our variety of Gelling / Stabilizing systems, we can create tailor-made solutions perfectly matched to the needs of our customers. 

Contact us to ask about a single hydrocolloid gum or food stabilizers (blends & systems) that would work for your products. Should you have any questions please feel free to send an email to info@gumstabilizer.com.

Iota Carrageenan

CategoryThickeners, Stabilizers
E NumberE407 E407a
CAS No.9000-07-1
H.S. Code1302391100
OriginChina
MOQ500 KG
PackagingCartons, Bags
Payment TermT/T, L/C
5/5

GINO_Your Premier Carrageenan Powder Suppliers

What Is Carrageenan Made Of ?

Where is carrageenan obtained from?

The main species of Rhodophyceae used in the commercial production of carrageenan include Eucheuma cottonii and E. spinosum, now reclassified as Kappaphycus alverezii (`Cottonii') and Eucheuma denticulatum (`Spinosum').

Eucheuma cottony and E. spinosum are now heavily used by carrageenan producers and are harvested in large quantities in Indonesia and the Philippines.

How is Carrageenan Made?

Raw Material (Seaweeds) Acceptance → Alkali Treatment → Washing & Soaking → Boiling → Filtering → Pushing Strips → Freezing → Dehydrating → Granulating →  Drying → Crushing → Sieving → Blending → Packaging → Metal Detecting → Finished Product

Our Carrageenan Range

Iota Carrageenan Specification

Sensory Characteristics:
It is a fine granulometry powder with a slightly off white color and neutral odor and taste.
Chemical And Physical Characteristics:
 Iota RefinedIota Semi-Refined
Viscosity(1.5% 75℃)≥ 5 mPa.s≥ 5 mPa.s
Gel Strength(1.5%+0.2% KCL 20℃)------
Moisture(105℃) ≤12% ≤12%
Total Ash (550℃)15-40%15-40%
pH (1%)8-118-11
Sulphates15-40%15-40%
Acid Insoluble Ash≤ 1%≤ 1%
Acid Insoluble Matter≤2%≤15%
Lead (Pb)≤5 ppm≤5 ppm
Arsenic (As)≤3 ppm≤3 ppm
Mercury (Hg)≤1 ppm≤1 ppm
Cadmium (Cd)≤2 ppm≤2 ppm
Microbiological Characteristics:
Total Plate CountMax 5,000 CFU/gMax 5,000 CFU/g
Yeast and MouldsMax 300 CFU/gMax 300 CFU/g
E.ColiAbsent in 5gAbsent in 5g
SalmonellaAbsent in 10gAbsent in 10g

Our Packaging

Flexible Packaging Solutions | Custom Packaging

As one of the professional and responsible agar suppliers, in addition to providing you with quality products, we also try our utmost to offer you flexible packaging solution, to provide you customize packaging, and our aim is simple, just to:

  • Build up your brand sense and develop your private brand
  • Promote your own brand image.
  • Give your promotional marketing efforts a boost.
  • Make you stand out from your competition.

Loading & Shipping

Working with us | Choosing the right carrageenan powder suppliers

You will enjoy:
A variety of packaging styles, Flexible loading methods, Small order quantity, Prompt delivery time ...​

Loading Quantity
PackagingContainerQuantityNet Weight
PP Woven Bag1*20' FCL640-720 Bags16-18 MT
Kraft Paper Bag640-720 Bags16-18 MT
Carton Box540 Boxes With Pallets13.5 MT
600 Boxes Without Pallets15 MT
Drum320 Drums With Pallets8 MT
400 Drums Without Pallets10 MT
Square Tin1,000 Tins With Pallets10 MT
1,200 Tins Without Pallets12 MT
Delivery Time
Bags or Carton  PackagingWithin 2-3 weeks after the prepayment
Drum or Tin PackagingWithin 4-6 weeks after the prepayment

Functional Properties

Summary of Carrageenan Properties

Carrageenan TypeKappaIotaLambda
Solubility
Hot (80 C) waterSolubleSolubleSoluble
Cold (20 C) waterSodium salt solubleSodium salt solubleAll salts soluble
Hot (80 C) milkSolubleSolubleSoluble
Cold (20 C) milkInsolubleInsolubleThickens
Cold milk (TSPP added)Thickens or gelsThickens or gelsIncreased Thickening or gelling
50% sugar solutionsSoluble hotInsolubleSoluble
10% salt solutionsInsolubleSoluble hotSoluble hot
Gelation
Effect of cationsStrongest gels With potassiumStrongest gels With calciumNon-gelling
Gel textureFirm, brittleSoft, elasticNon-gelling
SyneresisYesNoNon-gelling
Hysteresis10-20 C5-10 CNon-gelling
Freeze-thaw stabilityNoYesYes
Synergy with locust Bean gumYesNoNo
Synergy with konjac gumYesNoNo
Synergy with starchNoYesNo
Shear reversibilityNoYesYes
Acid stabilityHydrolysis in solution, accelerated by heat; gels are stableHydrolysis in solution, accelerated by heat; gels are stableHydrolysis
Protein reactivitySpecific reaction with kappa-caseinStrong protein interaction in acidStrong protein interaction in acid

Applications

Iota Carrageenan has excellent properties such as gelling, thickening, emulsification, water retention, film formation and stable dispersion, it can be widely used in Dairy products, Meat Products, Candy, Jelly, Pudding, Dietary supplement, Pharmaceuticals, Cosmetics, Health products and other fields.

Iota Carrageenan: The 8 Main Applications in Foods

Related Products

Contact Form

We focus our main attention on various kinds of high-quality Hydrocolloids and Stabilizing systems.

No matter you are the manufacturer, supplier, exporter, importer, or the distributor, wholesaler, retailer, Gino Gums Stabilizer, as one of the reliable carrageenan powder suppliers, could help you find the perfect carrageenan gums for your application.

Please complete the fields below and we will respond to you as soon as possible. 

Your Premier iota carrageenan powder suppliers

Your Reliable Carrageenan Powder Suppliers!!!

small_c_popup.png

Contact Gino to Get Innovative Products and Competitive Prices

Ingrdients, Formulas, and Insights around the topics you care about...

MENU

Newsletter

Get The

News, Resources

More about what you'll get from our newsletter!

  • Technical papers, articles and videos on food texture and stability;
  • The newest food trends, consumer demands and texture innovation;
  • The right food gums & stabilizers system that solves your challenge;
  • A team that can handle the complexity and help you formulate products;
  • Supplier selection criteria and methods and other purchasing skills.

Subscribe To Find The Secret To Connecting A Better And Healthier Life!