Agar powder 50g
Premium Agar Powder – 50g
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Premium Agar Powder – 50g


Agar Powder is derived from a red seaweed.  Our popular Agar is odourless and flavourless so can be used in a wide variety of recipes without impacting the flavour.

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Agar offers a range of nutrients including iron, calcium and magnesium with low sodium so is suitable for those on a low sodium diet. It has some surprising health benefits (including weight loss and anti-inflamatory) and is suitable for those on a low GI diet.

Agar powder is a nutrient rich plant-based alternative to gelatin, a thickener for soups and dressings, to make fruit preserves, vegan ice cream, jellies, cheesecakes other desserts. It has a high fibre content (up to 70%) so can also have a mild laxative effect. It is said to soothe the digestive tract and is fat free, containing no calories. Check out how to use Agar as an substitute for gelatin, or egg replacement in raw and vegan recipes

Read our top tips for working with Agar.

Working with Agar Powder

Directions: Add 1/4 teaspoon per cup of liquid (some experimentation may be required for desired consistency). Heat to 90 degrees and stir until dissolved (don’t boil excessively). Will expand upon re-hydrating and set at room temperature.  Read this blog for more on how much to use.

Check our new Bakers Delight seaweed bundle to learn which other seaweeds are excellent in a baker’s pantry!

Ingredients:  Agar dried sea vegetable (Gracilaria verrucosa) extract 100%.

100 servings per pack

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  • Sustainably harvested
  • Processed in approved food grade facilities
  • High in nutrients
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This Agar Powder is tested for contaminants according to the ANZ Food Code standards. It is derived from a red seaweed harvested sustainably in India and hand packed in New Zealand.

Storage: Store in a cool, dry place away from direct sunlight. Seaweeds are hygroscopic (which means they absorb moisture from the atmosphere around them) so please seal securely once opened.

Warnings:  MAY CONTAIN TRACES OF: Crustacea, Fish (molluscs).

Additional information

Weight 0.073 kg
Dimensions 6 × 6 × 7 cm