The Carrageenan Connection IV
Carrageenans are extracted from red algae and, depending on their types and applications, function as potent thickeners, effective stabilizers and excellent gelling agents. At the same time they are convenient and economical to use. Categorizes and specifies them by their chemistry, origin, manufacturing process and by their applications. Suggests and explains common nomenclature, numbering and identification for purposes of regulatory control, food labelling and identification in the marketplace.