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Agar Agar Flakes

Your Premier Agar Agar Flakes Supplier

Agar agar is a hydrocolloid extracted from red seaweeds that is widely used in the food industry and in certain scientific and industrial applications. 

As one global agar agar supplier, Gino Biotech could not only provide agar agar powder, strips, instant agar (fast soluble agar), but also agar agar flakes. We have extended know-how and experience in the research, application, and use of agar agar, so we could provide a full range of agar products, and one-stop-shop customized solutions perfectly matched to the needs of our customers.

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What is Agar Flakes?

Agar Agar is sold in powder, strips, bars and flakes forms. 

Agar Agar Flakes are free from animal products, that is why they are widely used in vegetarian and vegan cooking as the gelatin substitute.

Most of all, Agar Agar Flakes are odorless and tasteless, as a result, they do not affect the overall taste of the sweet desserts or savory recipes they are used in. 

Raw Materials

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Red Seaweeds

The bulk raw materials of our hydrocolloids products mainly originate from the natural and pollution-free seas of the Philippines, Indonesia, Malaysia and other countries, including quality gracilaria, eucheumaottoni and gelidium. All our raw materials are green and environment-friendly and comply with domestic & national, EU & FDA standards.


AppearanceOff-white to yellowish flakes
Moisture≤ 12 ﹪
Total Ash≤ 5 ﹪
Gel-strength (Nikkan Method)400-600 g/cm2
pH5 - 7
Starch & DextrinNot detectable
Gelatin and other proteinsNot detectable
Water insoluble matter≤ 1 ﹪
Heavy metal≤ 20 ppm
Pb≤ 3 ppm
As≤ 2 ppm
Cd≤ 1 ppm
Hg≤ 1 ppm
Acid insoluble ash0.5 % max
Total plate count≤ 5000 cfu/g
Yeast & Mold≤ 300 cfu/g
E.ColiAbsent in 5 g
SalmonellaAbsent in 5 g

Differences Between Agar Agar Powder and Agar Agar Flakes

Item Agar Agar Powder Agar Agar Flakes
Form Powder Flakes
Mesh Size 80-100 ---
Gel Strength High Low
Packing Bags,Cartons, Drums Bags


As the professional and responsible agar agar supplier in China, Gino Biotech not only provides customized products, but also the flexible packaging solutions.  We will help you boost your business and make you stand out from the competition by offering you the custom packaging. 

But due to the special form of agar agar flakes, we could only provide two different packing options: Kraft Paper Bag and PP Woven Bag.

Kraft Bag

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PP Woven Bag

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Gino Biotech will always be your best supplier and a good partner for agar agar and other hydrocolloids from China.

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