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Our Agar Agar Powder is sugar-free and does not have a taste or smell. It is a jelly-like substance when boiled with water and food made with this product tend to be less jiggly and are also able to withstand warm temperatures better than traditional gelatin as it has a higher melting point. Agar agar also sets more quickly than gelatin. This product is halal-certified. Store in an air tight container and keep away from light.


Also known as China glass, Japanese Kanten, vegetable gelatin, our Redman Agar Agar Powder is from Singapore and is a plant-based gelatin which is made from seaweed. This product is available in different colours such as Transparent White, Red, Blue, Green and Yellow, each available in packets of 100g.

How to use
Agar agar can be used in many ways, including stabilising or thickening food, and creating colourful desserts. It is commonly used as a replacement for traditional gelatin in gluten-free, dairy free or vegan recipes. To use, boil the powder in water for a few minutes. Stir the powder evenly for a good mix. To replace traditional gelatin, agar agar powder should be used as a 1 to 1 replacement.

Suggested Recipes
Recipe suggestions include Rainbow Agar Agar Jelly, Coconut Pandan Agar Agar Layer Cake, Sweet Corn Pudding and Peanut Butter Milkshake.

Sugar Agar Agar Powder, Permitted Colours (E102, E135)