A gelling agent extracted from a type of red algae (mainly from Chondrus and Eucheuma genera). It is carrageenan, a name originating from Carragheen, Ireland, where these algae have been used for more than 600 years. In the mid 20th century, this “Irish moss” started to be produced industrially as a gelling agent. Kappa produces a gel with a firm, brittle texture.
- Presented in a refined powder.
- Mix while cold and bring to a boil.
- Its rapid gelification allows us to cover an ingredient.
- Once gelled, it can withstand temperatures of up to about 60 °C.
- In acidic mediums, it loses part of its gelling capacity.
Produced by Sole Graells SA, Princep Jordi, 208014, Barcelona, Spain.
Imported & Distributed by Chenab Impex Pvt Ltd. J1-A, Ansa Industrial Estate, Saki Vihar Road Sakinaka, Andheri(E), Mumbai 400072 India.