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AgarGel is engaged in the manufacture of agar-agar and carrageenan, hydrocolloids extracted from red seaweeds used as gelling, thickening and stabilizing agent in several industrial applications. Our company has been a pioneer in the manufacture of seaweed derivatives in Brazil. It has been continuously improving its productive processes through investments in modernization, research and development which assure greater productivity and improved quality to cater to the most demanding technical specifications devolving from any industrial segment.
Our hydrocolloids are used in a wide range of foodstuffs as a textural and functional ingredient. In regards to the biotechnology segment, our agar-agar is used to grow plants. In the pharmaceutical industry it is used as a bed for microbiological cultures.
Our seaweed extract is used in creams, hand soaps, shampoos and conditioners by the cosmetics and personal care industry. Our company also supplies all kinds of seaweeds that are available in Brazil. In natural, dry, washed or treated forms, to be used as a source of raw material to manufacture hydrocolloids or for foodstuffs.


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