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Frontier Bulk Agar Agar Powder, 1 lb. package Frontier Bulk Agar Agar Powder, 1 lb. package (Various red algae)
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Frontier Bulk Agar Agar Powder, 1 lb. package
Frontier Bulk Agar Agar Powder, 1 lb. package
Size: 1 lb
Price: $70.00
Botanical Name: Various red algae
Description: Agar Agar is derived from two species of red algae in the Rhydophyceae family, Gelidium and Gracilaria. The powdered form is an excellent gelling agent and thickener in a variety of foods including jams, jellies, pudding, icings, soups and even ice-cream. Agar is an excellent vegetarian alternative to gelatin.
Directions: The standard ratio for vegan jelled dessert is 1 cup fruit juice to 1 teaspoon agar powder. Bring to a boil, reduce the heat, and simmer, stirring often, for 5 minutes or until the agar has dissolved. Pour the mixture into a bowl and chill for 4 to 5 hours or until set.
Suggested Uses: Agar can be added to icings and glazes, low-calorie baked goods, jellied candies and sugared fruits, sherbets and ice-creams, homemade pet food and baby food, and in jams and marmalades.
Safety Info: Taking this product without adequate fluid may cause it to swell and block your throat or esophagus and may cause choking. Do not take this product if you have difficulty in swallowing. If you experience chest pain, vomiting, or difficulty in swallowing or breathing after taking this product, seek immediate medical attention.
Product Notes: Used in microbiology as a growing media for yeast, mold and bacteria. Used to make casts in prosthetic dentistry.
Origin: Coast of Morocco
Sourcing Notes: The major sources of agar are the Mediteranean region, South America, and the Far East.
Processing Notes: Agar is processed by hot-water extractions from the cleaned and bleached seaweed, followed by freezing to allow for the removal of soluble salts and finally, filtration. The resulting extract is then dried and milled to the desired particle size.
Kosher: KSA Certified
Storage: Keep in a tightly closed container, stored in a cool, dry, ventilated area.
Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 2 tbsp (20.0g)
Servings 23
Amount Per Serving 
Calories 60
 Calories from Fat 0
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 0g0%
    Saturated Fat 0g0%
    Trans Fat 0g
Cholesterol 0mg0%
Sodium 20mg1%
Total Carbohydrate 16g5%
    Dietary Fiber 2g6%
    Sugars 0g
Protein 1g
Vitamin A 0%•  Vitamin C 0%
Calcium 15%•  Iron 25%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
Common Name: Agar Agar
Bar Code: 0-89836-02200-4
1 lb Bulk Bag 70.00 addtocart1

Agar Agar is derived from two species of red algae in the Rhydophyceae family, Gelidium and Gracilaria. The powdered form is an excellent gelling agent and thickener in a variety of foods including jams, jellies, pudding, icings, soups and even ice-cream.

Botanical name: Various red algae

AgarAgar is an excellent vegetarian alternative to gelatin. Used in microbiology as a growing media for yeast, mold and bacteria. Used to make casts in prosthetic dentistry. Agar is processed by hot-water extractions from the cleaned and bleached seaweed, followed by freezing to allow for the removal of soluble salts and finally, filtration. The resulting extract is then dried and milled to the desired particle size.

Safety: Taking this product without adequate fluid may cause it to swell and block your throat or esophagus and may cause choking. Do not take this product if you have difficulty in swallowing. If you experience chest pain, vomiting, or difficulty in swallowing or breathing after taking this product, seek immediate medical attention.

Directions: The standard ratio for vegan jelled dessert is 1 cup fruit juice to 1 teaspoon agar powder. Bring to a boil, reduce the heat, and simmer, stirring often, for 5 minutes or until the agar has dissolved. Pour the mixture into a bowl and chill for 4 to 5 hours or until set.

Suggested Uses: Agar can be added to icings and glazes, low-calorie baked goods, jellied candies and sugared fruits, sherbets and ice-creams, homemade pet food and baby food, and in jams and marmalades.

Storage: Keep in a tightly closed container, stored in a cool, dry, ventilated area.

  RECIPE PREP TIME   COOK TIME
Desserts
Moderate Cinnamon Ice Dream 20 min 15 min
Moderate Cocoa Ice Dream 20 min 5 min
Moderate Double Layer Carrot Cake with Faux Cream Cheese Frosting 1 hr 1 hr
Moderate Pumpkin Ice Dream 20 min + churning time 5 min

The major sources of agar are the Mediteranean region, South America, and the Far East.

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