Applications and Uses of Carrageenan

Carrageenan E407 can be used in Food, Beverage, Pharmaceutical, Health & Personal care products, Agriculture/Animal Feed/Poultry. Carrageenan is used as gelling, thickening, and stabilizing. Carrageenan E407 is a hydrocolloid extracted from some red seaweeds belonging to the Gigartina, Hypnea, Eucheuma, Chondrus and Iridaea species. Carrageenan application in dairy and meat products, toothpaste, salad dressing, jelly powder, pudding powder, soft candy and ham sausage powder, etc.

Carrageenan E407 uses as follows:


In Food

Carrageenan E407 can be used as stabilizer, gelling in food such as in

Milk Products

Ice creams, Chocolate milk, Flans, Puddings, Whipped cream, Yogurts, Creamy milk desserts, Cheeses, Dry mix desserts, Coconut milk


Dessert Gel, Jam, Dough sweets, Marshmallows, Gum drops, Comfitures, Meringues

Meat Products

Cooked ham, Imitation meat, Sausage, Canned meat, Hamburger, Pureed Meat, Poultry, Processed Meat

Bakery Products

Cake icings, Tart fillings, Bread dough

Dressings and Soups

Dry mix salad dressings, Powdered soups, Mustard, White sauce, Ready to eat sauces

In Beverage

Carrageenan E407 can be used as Suspending agent, Stabilizer in beverage like Clarifying and refining of juices, beers, wines and vinegars, Chocolate milk, Syrups, Powdered fruit juices, Diet shakes

In Pharmaceutical

Carrageenan E407 can be used as thickener, emulsifier, and stabilizer in Pharmaceutical. Carrageenan used as an excipient in pharmaceutical industry.

In Health and Personal care

Carrageenan E407 used in the formulation of a variety of products including dentifrices, shaving creams, shampoos and cleansing products in Cosmetics and personal care products.

In Agriculture/Animal Feed/Poultry

Carrageenan E407 can be used as thickener, emulsifier and stabilizer in Agriculture/Animal Feed/Poultry feed.

In Other Industries

Tooth paste, Air fresheners, Pet food , Cosmetics, Paints, Emulsions.

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