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Kappa Semi-Refined Carrageenan

Kappa Semi-Refined Carrageenan Factory | Carrageenan Plant in China

What Is Carrageenan

Carrageenan E407 is extracted from seaweed, and it provides unique functional characteristics that can be used to gel, thicken, and stabilize food products and food systems.  It plays an important and valued role in modern-day formulations providing texture, structure and physical stability in food products.

As one professional kappa semi-refined carrageenan supplier, exporter in China, Gino is dedicated to supplying superior products from reliable carrageenan factory. 

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.

Kappa Semi-Refined Carrageenan

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

  • Specification

Specification

Sensory Characteristics:
It is a fine granulometry powder with a slightly yellowish 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℃)≥ 450 g/cm2
Moisture(105℃) ≤12%
Total Ash (550℃)15-40%
pH (1%)8-11
Sulphates15-40%
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 CountMax 5,000 CFU/g
Yeast and MouldsMax 300 CFU/g
E.ColiAbsent in 5g
SalmonellaAbsent in 10g

Functional Properties

  • Solution Properties
  • Acid Stability
  • Gel Properties
  • Synergism With Other Gums

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 gels

Increased

Thickening or gelling

50% sugar solutionsSoluble hotInsolubleSoluble
10% salt solutionsInsolubleSoluble hotSoluble hot
Gelation

Effect of cations

 

Strongest gels

With potassium

Strongest gels

With calcium

Non-gelling
Gel textureFirm, brittleSoft, elasticNon-gelling
SyneresisYesNoNon-gelling
Hysteresis10-20 C5-10 CNon-gelling
Freeze-thaw stabilityNoYesYes

Synergy with locust

Bean gum

YesNoNo
Synergy with konjac gumYesNoNo
Synergy with starchNoYesNo
Shear reversibilityNoYesYes
Acid stability

Hydrolysis in solution, accelerated by heat;

gels are stable

Hydrolysis in solution, accelerated by heat;

gels are stable

Hydrolysis
Protein reactivity

Specific reaction

with kappa-casein

Strong protein interaction in acidStrong protein interaction in acid

 

Carrageenan Benefits

Carrageenan plays an important and valued role in modern-day formulations providing texture, structure and physical stability in food and non-food products.

It is also used for cost reduction and added value.

Applications

Carrageenan in Food Applications:
  • NON DAIRY: Relishes, Pizza, Barbecues Sauces, Bodying, Pudding, Emulsion, Stabilization.          
  • FROZEN DESSERTS: Carrageenan in Ice Cream, Ice Milk, Whey Preservation, to Control Meltdown, Dessert Gels.
  • PASTURISED MILK PRODUCTS: Chocolates, Fruit Flavored Suspension, as Bodying, Creaming Mixture for Cling, Cottage cheese.
  • STERILIZED MILK PRODUCTS: Chocolate etc. as Suspension, Bodying, as Controlled Calories), Evaporated Emulsion, Stabilization, Infant Formulation, Fat & Protein Stabilization.
  • CARRAGEENAN IN MILK GELS: Cooked Flans/Custards as Gelation.
  • PUDDING & PIE FILLING: Starch Base. Level Starch, Dry Mix Cooked with Milk as Gelatinization.
  • WHIPPED PRODUCTS: Aerosol Whipped Cream, Stabilize Overrun, as Emulsion.
Non-Food Applications:

Packaging

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     

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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

Shipping

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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.

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