Sodium Alginate Food Gradeis a natural polysaccharide extracted from brown seaweed, has numerous functionalities in food industry, such as thickening agent, stabilizer, emulsifier, texture improver, anti-retrogradation of starch and gel agent, due to its special chemical construction and excellent properties. Alginate can be widely applied as a natural additive in various kinds of food, such as wheat flour, noodles, frozen flour products, bakery, etc.
Sodium alginate in food industry
Replacing starch and carrageenan, sodium alginate can be used in beverage, dairy products, iced products.
2 Thickener and emulsion
As food additive, sodium alginate mainly used in sala flavoring, pudding jam, tomato ketchup and the canned products.
Sodium alginate can make noodle, vermicelli and rice noodle more cohesiveness.
4 Gelling property
With this character, sodium alginate can be make into kinds of gel product. It also can be used as a cover for fruit, meat and seaweed products away from air and keep them stored longer.