Iota Semi-Refined Carrageenan

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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.  

Gino is one Semi-Refined Iota Carrageenan supplier, exporter in China, our products are all certified by Halal, Kosher and are producerd by GMP & HACCP carrageenan company. With our variety of Gelling / Stabilizing systems, we can creat 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 email to [email protected].

Iota Semi-Refined Carrageenan

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

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What is Carrageenan Made of?

Where is carrageenan obtained from?

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

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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:
Viscosity(1.5% 75℃) ≥ 5 mPa.s
Gel Strength(1.5%+0.2% KCL 20℃) ---
Moisture(105℃)  ≤12%
Total Ash (550℃) 15-40%
pH (1%) 8-11
Sulphates 15-40%
Acid Insoluble Ash ≤ 1%
Acid Insoluble Matter ≤2%
Lead (Pb) ≤5 ppm
Arsenic (As) ≤3 ppm
Mercury (Hg) ≤1 ppm
Cadmium (Cd) ≤2 ppm
Microbiological Characteristics:
Total Plate Count Max 5,000 CFU/g
Yeast and Moulds Max 300 CFU/g
E.Coli Absent in 5g
Salmonella Absent in 10g


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


Flexible Packaging Solutions | Custom Packaging

Give your promotional marketing efforts a boost with flexible packaging solutions that stands out from your competition.

      PP Woven Bag            Kraft Paper Bag              Carton Box                  Fiber Drum                Square Tin Box     


Working with us | Choosing the Right Iota Carrageenan Supplier

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

Loading Quantity
Packaging Container Quantity Net Weight
PP Woven Bag 1*20' FCL 640-720 Bags 16-18 MT
Kraft Paper Bag 640-720 Bags 16-18 MT
Carton Box 540 Boxes With Pallets 13.5 MT
600 Boxes Without Pallets 15 MT
Drum 320 Drums With Pallets 8 MT
400 Drums Without Pallets 10 MT
Square Tin 1,000 Tins With Pallets 10 MT
1,200 Tins Without Pallets 12 MT
Delivery Time
Bags or Carton  Packaging Within 2-3 weeks after the prepayment
Drum or Tin Packaging Within 4-6 weeks after the prepayment


Working with us | Choosing the Well-reputed Shipping Lines

As one responsible iota carrageenan supplier in China, We only choose the well-reputed shipping lines to ensure the safety and time. From our warehouse to the destination port, or even to your warehouse,  "Full Tracking Service" is always with you.

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

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