About Carrageenan

What is Carrageenan?


  • Gelatinous extracts from seaweed have been used as food additives since the 15th century.
  • Technically Carrageenan is considered a dietary fibre.
  • Carrageenan is one of the most diversified food additives due to the broad range of gelling and emulsifying properties.
  • Meat processing is estimated to account for approximately 40% of the Carrageenan market, whereas dairy products account for around 30% of the global Carrageenan market.
  • Compatible with all ingredients normally used in foods
  • Considered as fiber coming from vegetable source 
  • Insensitive to enzymes 
  • Does not mask or alter flavor 
  • Is easy to use and very versatile applications
  • Will suspend, thicken and stabilize in water and water/oil system 
  • Use as thickener, gelling agent, stabilizer, and clarifying agent 


ALGALINDO PERDANA shall continue to innovate and get involved worldwide in carrageenan, konjac and food ingredients industry. Our prime objective is the dynamic improvement in all areas of production, research and development, marketing and customer service.