An extract of seaweed most commonly used in conjunction with calcium to make coloured and flavourful translucent spheres from just about any liquid.
Sodium Alginate is a gelling agent that dilutes when cold with strong agitation. It can be used to create soft or firm gels, ambient, heat-resistant gels
Sodium alginate can also be used to produce foams and as a thickener.
Applications: Heat stable strong gels. Dessert gels. Structured Foods.
Rate of hydration: Moderate
Comments: Alginates react with calcium to form gels and is therefore used in spherification and reverse spherification.
Gel Strength: Strong gels only in the presence of calcium.
Ph Solubility: 4.5 - 8
Doseage Rates: 0.5% - 1.5%
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- Product Code: MSK-3857