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Carragel

alimentos-carnico-2Application / Segment

Foods
Meat

Chemistry

Carrageenan

Applications

Used as textural solution in hams, sausages, bacon, hamburger meat, chicken nuggets and restructured meat.

Benefits and Features

  • Due to the strong interaction of carrageenan with different types of proteins: meat, milk, vegetables, formulas can be designed with adequate firmness with interesting savings.
  • With Carragel MCH is possible to achieve high efficiency after cooking and smoking, keeping the product free of bleeding during its shelf life.
  • Provide the final product with better sensorial profile.
  • Carrageenans of MCH Carragel line form a three dimensional network or gel that keeps the water distributed homogeneously, which prevents microbiological alteration on the surface of the meat, increasing the useful life of the product.

Carragel-Carrasol

alimentos-cuidado-personalApplication / Segment

Foods
Personal care

Chemistry

Carrageenan

Applications

Employed as textural solutions for air fresheners in gel and toothpaste.

Benefits and Features

  • Environmental gels achieve a firm texture and high control of syneresis, along with proper aroma release, which ensures its use for periods up to 30 days.
  • They have the right pseudo plastic behavior which allows excellent dispersion of the paste in the oral cavity. The same rheology allows easy mouth rinsing.
  • Carrageenans are not susceptible to bacterial attack which is the main disadvantage of the use of carboxymethyl cellulose in toothpaste, also prevent degradation of the product with high temperatures and the consequent loss of consistency.

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