Welcome to this page! You will discover a selection of everyday products incorporating seaweed extracts.
Some of them will probably surprise you!
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Seaweed extracts can replace animal-origin gelatin, help stabilise foam, improve mouthfeel and provide freeze/thaw stability in various baked goods, cakes and pies.
LOW FAT SPREADS
Seaweed extracts provide viscosity, body, mouthfeel and creaminess. They also help in increasing stability during the shelf life.
ICE CREAMS AND SORBETS
Seaweed extracts provide easy dispersion and prevent lump formation. They also allow for a delayed meltdown of ice-creams, sherbets and sorbets.
Seaweed extracts improve melting, grating and stretching and help to retain the shape of the cheese.
Seaweed is allowing for improved texture, elasticity and juiciness. It helps keeping the product stable during shelf life.
Seaweed extracts can be used to improve texture, bite/knack, spreadability, mouthfeel and cooking yield in all kind of emulsified meat products, such as sausages, patés, meatloaves, mousses...
Seaweed extracts provide heat stable film and gel strength in sausage casings that can therefore be used in vegan sausages.
Seaweed extracts improve consistency, texture, sliceability and cooking yield. They are particularly efficient at maintaining meat juiciness.
Seaweed extracts increase noodle dough consistency and allow for a higher water retention in the dough, improving its machinability and its firmness once rehydrated with boiling water.
Seaweed are useful in fruit juices or dairy beverages to homogeinize pulp and protein, improve mouthfeel by providing body, creaminess and freshness and preventing fat separation in dairy-based smoothies.
SAUCES & DRESSINGS
Seaweed extracts helps blending the ingredients in sauces and dressings such as vinaigrette and allow for a shiny and smooth appearance . They also help maintaining a homogeneous sauce through baking or cooking process.
With different levels of gel strength and viscosity, seaweed extracts are providing a protective barrier to the content of artificial caviar and perfectly mimic the texture of caviar, allowing for pearls of various sizes.
HYGIENE & PERSONAL CARE
Seaweed is the perfect fit for sustainable menstruation: The Kelpon™ tampon is made from seaweed-based fibers that are absorbent, anti-inflammatory, fully biodegradable, respect the body's microbiome, and do not require bleaching.
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Seaweed can be used in a wide variety of cosmetic products for moisture retention in creams, lotions or serums and gel-forming capabilities in lipsticks or facial masks.
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Seaweed-based dressings provide a moist cover to prevent the wound from drying out and allowing it to heal more quickly. Algae-based fibers also presents hemostatic properties that are interesting to help coagulating.
Seaweed extracts are used for dental prints as well as binders in toothpaste.
An edible bubble designed to replace single-use plastic packaging for liquids.
Ooho™ is a fun packaging solution for hydration on the go replacing the need for plastic cups and bottles at sporting events.
Seaweed extracts can be incorporated in bioplastic allowing for an increased biodegradability of packagings or other bioplastic objects.
Seaweeds naturally contain a great deal of nutrients and compounds beneficial to plants: minerals such as nitrogen, potassium, calcium, magnesium, copper, but also amino-acids and complex sugars such as laminaran and fucoidan.
FIBERS & YARN
Kelsun™ yarn is seaweed-based and has a significantly lower environmental footprint than conventional fibers. Created using an abundant biopolymer found in kelp, Kelsun harnesses the renewable power of our ocean's resources.