When many food processing companies use thickeners, they don’t know much about the specific method of use and the amount of addition. This is mainly because there are too many types of thickeners, and the performance of some thickeners is not stable. The effects of thickener products are also different. At present, agar gum is a common thickening agent in the food additive market. Agar gum has a great effect on changing the quality of food and improving the quality of food. However, the blind use of additives not only fails to change the quality of food, but also causes Severe excess and overdose. Next, we will introduce the correct use of agar in detail.
Introduction to the correct use of agar gum:
The first and most important part of using agar is to dissolve agar in water, or liquid ingredients such as milk, juice, and tea. Then, heat it in a small saucepan until it boils, turn off the heat and let it cool down completely. You cannot add agar flakes or agar powder directly to food.
In order to maintain the taste of food, agar is often chosen. Agar is one of the commonly used thickeners. When used in different foods, different dosages and standards are used. The amount of agar added must be used in strict accordance with the dosage standards.
When using agar, it must be proportioned strictly according to a reasonable ratio, and it should be mixed evenly in the food. At the same time, attention should be paid to the amount of addition. If the amount of agar is added too much, it will not only cause waste, but also affect the effect of agar And the effect, at the same time, excessive use may also cause damage to the nutrients in some foods, so the amount of agar added must be moderate, not blindly abused!