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GRINDSTED Alginate - Danisco's natural hydrocolloid for both food industry and non-food applications

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GRINDSTED Alginate is a product developed by the company Danisco , which provides bio-based ingredients particularly for the food industry in order to enhance the taste, textures and manufacturing processes of food products. 

Alginate is a natural hydrocolloid extracted from brown seaweed. This particular bio-based ingredient is used for gelling and thickening, and creating film forming and jelly-like properties for a number of food and non-food applications. 

The Alginate range is made of a mix of alginic acid and blends of alginate salts. Each particular type of Alginate has been designed to meet specific application needs. 

Benefits and applications of each Alginate type: 

GRINDSTED Alginate IC

  • benefits: provides unique texure and creaminess
  • application: ice-cream products 

GRINDSTED Alginate FB

  • benefits: produces a smooth pumpable feature for easy handling even at low temperature, provides form and bake stability, creates uniform fillings and shiny appearance, prevents synresis
  • applications: bakery fillings 
GRINDSTED Alginate BC 
  • benefits: easy to prepare cold soluble, large span of texture - smooth to firm texture and rapid to slow texture development, bake stability, freeze/thaw stability 
  • Application: baker’s custards

GRINDSTED Alginate LFS  

  • benefits: stabilizes emulsion, compensates fat and/or protein reduction, provides excellent melting properties and flavour release 
  • application: low-fat spreads
GRINDSTED Alginate FD  

  • benefits: gelling, thickening and film forming
  • applications: range of food applications including cream, restructured fruits, pimento paste
GRINDSTED Alginate PH
  • benefits: gelling, thickening and film forming. 
  • applications: non-food applications such as pharmaceutical and para-pharmaceutical applications including wound healing, gastric reflux control, dental print
The industry areas which have used Danisco's Alginate bio-based ingredient include: 
  • bakery
  • dairy
  • fruit applications
  • meat, poultry and seafood
  • oils and fats
  • pharmaceutical and health care 

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