Carrageenan, also known as Eucheuma gum, stone cauliflower gum, carrageenan, carrageenan, is a hydrophilic colloid extracted from red algae seaweed such as Eucheuma, Acacia, and Carrageen.
1. In the food industry, carrageenan is often used as a thickener, gelling agent, suspending agent, emulsifier and stabilizer. Widely used in the manufacture of jelly, ice cream, pastries, soft candy, canned food, meat products, rice pudding, white fungus bird's nest, oyster food, cold food and so on.
2. Carrageenan can also be used in the chemical industry, such as detergents, toothpaste, cosmetics, etc.