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gelling agent

170g / 500g


Agar is effective even in very small quantities and allows a wide range of preparations: jams, savory or fruity jellies, desserts and much more.

Agar allows the production of both cold and warm jellies. Obtained from red algae.


Properties & application notes

  • Vegetarian/vegan gelatin substitute, gluten free
  • Finely ground powder, tasteless
  • Gels very quickly; once gelled, the preparation can withstand temperatures of up to 80 °C.
  • In combination with ingredients with a high acid content, agar loses its gelling power
  • Stir agar into cold liquid and heat until just beginning to boil.
  • Dosage for soft jellies: 2-4 g/l, dosage for firm jellies: 


Agar, 170g

SKU: 1001
100 Grams
VAT Included
  • product info
    Ingredients: Agar-Agar (E 406)
    Allergens: None
    Storage: Store in a cool and dry place (up to 25 degrees), do not expose to direct sunlight

    Nutritional values per 100 g
    Calorific value/kJ = 109 kJ
    Calorific value/kCal = 26 kcal
    fat/g = 0 g
    saturated fat/g = 0 g
    carbohydrates/g = 7 g
    sugar/g = 0.3 g
    dietary fiber/g = 0.5 g
    protein/g = 0.5 g
    salt/g = 0.02 g

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