Agar Agar Powder
Agar Agar Powder

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Pure Agar Agar Powder for use in pastry and cooking. Agar Agar is a seaweed grown in the south china sea. Originally a dark brown colour, this is boiled several times and then washed to remove all colour, smell, taste and impurities, resulting in long wrinkled strands of seaweed. The seaweed is dried intensely in special isolated warehouses to avoid any new smell from mixing with it, and then crushed into a fine powder.

Agar Agar Powder has natural gelling properties, much like gelatine and is a substitute for gelatine in puddings, jellies, and some soups and broths. Originally very popular amongst muslims and hindus who cannot eat gelatine for religious reasons, Agar Agar is now very popular as it's also completely vegan and environmentally sustainable.

Regency Agar Agar Powder is made from specially selected weeds that have higher gelstrength than your average agar agar (measured in grams per litre), and has a gel strength of approx 600g/l.

Agar Agar Powder Cooking Notes:

Flavour: Tasteless

Usage: Use in place of gelatine as a gelling agent for puddings and cakes.

Recipes: White Wine Jelly

Agar Agar Powder Technical Notes:

Origin: Fujian, China

Quality*: Grade AA

Gel Strength: Approx 600g/l

Also known as: 大菜粉 / 寒天粉, Chinagrass



Please note that our ingredients are 100% natural and processed using traditional methods. As a result there may be some visible imperfections. Our spices will have variations in size and colour due to factors such as the amount of sunlight they received when growing, or the amount of rainfall in a particular season. These differences in appearance are entirely normal, and are the result of not treating them with any chemicals, reducing unnecessary hand selection, and minimizing waste.

Customer Reviews

Based on 4 reviews
Toshi Yoshida

good service and quality

Lisa Cheung

Very easy to use and super fast delivery

Aleksandra Kozlowska

Agar agar up to standard

Vegan gelatin

Very easy to work with. I made coffee jelly and it gelled up no problem.

A healthier option to a vegan diet and since agar agar is obtained from seaweeds, it is certainly beneficial to the skin.

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