Instant Agar ( Quick Soluble Agar)
Best Spreadable Agar Supplier | Instant Agar with Good Solubility
Instant agar (spreadable 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 professional and experienced spreadable agar supplier in China, 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.
Instant Agar | Spreadable Agar
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.
Low-temperature Instant Agar (also called Quick Soluble Agar, Spread Agar, or Spreadable Agar) is a natural marine polysaccharide that is extracted and refined by a special process using natural seabed plants (seaweeds) as raw materials.
|Appearance||Off-white to yellowish powder|
|Moisture||≤ 12 %|
|Total Ash||≤ 5 %|
|Low-Temperature Instant Capacity (50-55°C, 5 min)||≥ 95%|
(1.5% at 20°C)
Low: 50-100 g/cm2
Medium: 100-300 g/cm2
High: 400-600 g/cm2
Ultra-High: ≥ 600 g/cm2
|Starch & Dextrin||Not detectable|
|Gelatin and other proteins||Not detectable|
|Water insoluble matter||≤ 1%|
|Heavy metal||≤ 20 ppm|
|Pb||≤ 3 ppm|
|As||≤ 2 ppm|
|Cd||≤ 1 ppm|
|Hg||≤ 1 ppm|
|Acid insoluble ash||0.5 % max|
|Total plate count||≤ 5000 cfu/g|
|Yeast & Mold||≤ 300 cfu/g|
|E.Coli||Absent in 5 g|
|Salmonella||Absent in 5 g|
Standard Agar Agar
and Instant Agar
|Item||Agar Agar||Instant Agar|
|Dissolving Temperature||≥ 90 °C||65 °C or 80-85 °C|
|Operation Time||≥ 10 min||2-5 min|
|Product||Sources||Color||Dissolving Temperature||Setting Temperature|
|Standard Agar||Gracilaria and Gelidum seaweeds||Off-white to yellowish powder||≥ 90 °C||35-45 °C||≥ 10 min||500-1200 g/cm2|
|Instant Agar ZN80X||Gracilaria seaweeds||Off-white powder||80-85 °C||35-45 °C||2-5 min||400-600|
|Instant Agar ZN65X||Gracilaria seaweeds||Yellowish powder||65-70 °C||35-45 °C||5-10 min||400-600|
|Instant Agar ZN65C||Gracilaria seaweeds||Yellowish powder||65-70 °C||35-45 °C||5-10 min||100-200|
|Instant Agar ZN80C||Gracilaria seaweeds||Yellowish powder||80-85 °C||35-45 °C||5-10 min||30-100|
Instant Agar vs. Pectin in Cake Glaze
|Availability||Raw material from tropical cultivated seaweed crops. Always available||Depends on the citrus crops harvesting|
|Gelation condition||Does not require the special condition||Require low pH and high Brix to gelify|
|Handling||Easily set, easily disperse, and dissolve||Need longer time to set|
Gelatin vs. Instant Agar in Yogurt
Higher melting point. Guaranteed low whey-out phenomena.
Longer final product shelf-life
|Lower melting point. Increased rate of phase separation. Shorter final product shelf-life|
|Culture and Religion Acceptance||Vegan 100%, Vegetable origin. No religious issue||Non-Vegan, Animal origin, severe restriction in religious beliefs.|
As a professional and responsible instant/spreadable agar agar powder supplier in China, Gino Biotech not only provides customized products but also flexible packaging solutions. We will help you boost your business and make you stand out from the competition by offering you custom packaging.
PP Woven Bag
Instant Agar Properties
- Extracted from natural seaweed, high-quality dietary fiber, Green, healthy and safe.
- It can be rapidly dissolved at 65-90℃ within 10 minutes.
- It can form a non-drawing gel with syrup and other solids, easy to stir.
- The product has high transparency, making the jam bright, similar to the mirror.
- It can be produced according to demand smear, gel, and adjustable strength.
Usage and Dosage
- Add 0.5-1% instant agar powder to water at 90℃and keep stirring, dissolving for 30 minutes until the powder dissolved absolutely
- Add the mixture to syrup at 90℃ and keep 90℃.
- Cool down to 70℃, then add citric acid to adjust the acid.
- Add essence and pigment.
- Add water then adjust to the corresponding weight.
- Package, stand the product for 1 day. Add according to the production process.
Dosage: It is recommended to add 0.2-1% of the final products.
Instant Agar Applications
Due to its quick solubility at low temperatures, It matches the process of dairy products by reducing the damage to nutrients by high temperatures. Widely used in yogurts and custard creams.
Bakery - Cake Glazes
It can effectively improve the gloss and water retention of baked products and has good effects of moisturizing, anti-drying, and rich taste and flavor while prolonging the shelf life of products. Good for cake glazes and fillings.
It has a better ability to combine moisture and is effective in reducing water activity. It can increase the viscosity of jams in jam production.
Gino Biotech will always be your best supplier and a good partner for spreadable agar, instant agar, and other hydrocolloids from China.