Used as a vegetarian or vegan gelatine substitute, supposedly excellent in sweet and savoury recipes – agar-agar is a popular ingredient. Yet, it has many talents, some make use of it in the science laboratory. If you’re looking to purchase agar-agar powder in bulk, we can help.
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The powder continues to be used an ingredient for those looking at producing sweet results like:
It has also been used to thicken soup, stews and caviar.
Because it’s supposedly such an effective thickening agent, it has been used in some fad diets in Asia. Due to the fact it is 80% fibre, it has served as an intestinal regulator. It is also said to triple in size once ingested – keeping you fuller for longer.
The Petri dish, otherwise known as the agar plate, has been used for years for observations made by microscope users. It is mixed with a series of other nutrients which allows other organisms, such as bacteria and fungi, to grow
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