Food Additives, Food Ingredients Supplier - Foodchem

FOODCHEM is the Carrageenan supplier and manufacturer, engaged in the export and wholesale of Carrageenan for more than 10 years. The MOQ of Carrageenan is 500 kgs, if you need only a small amount, please contact the local distributor of Carrageenan. Any suggestions and questions about the Carrageenan, please send Email to, we will reply within 24 hours.


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Carrageenan, CAS# 11114-20-8, is a polysaccharide also known as κ-Carrageenan, available as Cream white powder. Carrageenan is widely used as gelling, thickening, and stabilizing agent in food and beverage industry. It is widely accepted as safe food additive in many countries with E number E407. As a professional supplier and manufacturer of food additives, Foodchem International Corporation has been supplying quality Carrageenan to customers all over the world for over 10 years. If you have any questions or wish to receive a quote, please feel free to reach us by email: or by phone: +86 21 2206 3075. Our sales person will get back to you in 1 working day.

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AppearanceCream white powder
Particle Size95% pass 120 mesh
Total sulfate (%)15~ 40
Loss on drying (%)≤12
Water viscosity(1.5%, 75°C, mPa.s) 20~ 200
Water gel(1.5%, 0.2%KCl, g/cm2)≥1200
Transparence (%)≥75
Arsenic (As)≤ 3 mg/kg
Lead (Pb)≤ 5 mg/kg
Cadium (Cd)≤ 1 mg/kg
Mercury (Hg)≤ 1 mg/kg
Total plate count≤ 5000 cfu/g
Yeast and moulds≤ 300 cfu/g
Salmonella spp./ 10gNegative
Escherichia coli/ 5gNegative
Pathogenic bacteriaNegative

Available Grade of Carrageenan

  • Food Grade: Carrageenan is widely used as thickener and texture stabilizer in food and beverage industries. Foodchem's food grade Carrageenan is available as fine powder(Foodgel 1100~4000).
  • Quality Control

    At Foodchem International Corporation, we apply strict quality control process to all our products. All Carrageenan we provide has been strictly tested under Kosher, Halal, HACCP and ISO standards and proved to be safe for using as food additive.

    Storage&Handling Precaution

    Storage: Carrageenan should be Kept in dry, cool, and shaded place with original packaging, avoid moisture, store at room temperature.
    Handling Precaution: Handling of Carrageenan should only be performed by personnel trained and familiar with handling of organic chemicals. Avoid skin and eye contact and breathing in dust. Avoid handling which leads to dust formation.

    Application and Uses of Carrageenan

    Carrageenan is a polysaccharide widely used as gelling in food and beverage industries. As a gelling, Carrageenan can be used in a wide variety of industries including: food production, beverage, pharmaceutical, agriculture/animal feed, and various other industries.
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