We are the largest Manufacturer & Exporter of AGAR AGAR in India suitable for various applications in Food, Confectionary, Microbiology, Pharmaceuticals, Culture media, Biotechnology & Plant Tissue Culture. We manufacture food grade Agar in Powder & Strips form having gel strength ranging from 700-1200 GM/CM² with ISO 22000: 2005 & ISO 9001- 2015, Halal, GMP, HACCP, Kosher Certification & FSSAI License
Currently the company has a production capacity over 350 M.T per annum. Marine Hydrocolloids has since then introduced several other products like Wonder Gel, Plant gel, Agarose, etc.
Today Marine Hydrocolloids is the only exporter and market leader of quality Agar Agar in India. We are the exclusive supplier of Agar to many MNC’S and also to 90% of the commercial tissue culture laboratories in India and several leading laboratories across the world. We export to South America, Europe, CIS & Russia, Africa, Middle East, South East Asia, USA, Far East, and Australia.
We also have retail packing for agar strips & powder being supplied to major retail outlets in India and abroad.
Our Main Products:
Bacteriological Grade, Agar Agar Food Grade ( China Grass) and Strips, Pharma Grade, Plant Tissue Culture Grade, Plant Gel (Gellan Gum), Wonder Gel (Spreadable Agar Agar), Agarose, Culture Media Ingredients, Chitin and Chitosan, Carrageenan, Sodium Alginate, Xanthan Gum
Agar is used as a thickening agent in low calorie marmalades, jams, processed meat products, bakery fillings, icings, prepared soups, ice-creams, etc. and as a gelation agent in doughnuts, low calorie marmalades, jams, jelly candy, fruit yogurts, acidified creams, cheese, puddings, custards, flans, fruit desserts, whipped fruit pulp, etc. Agar can also be used in spreadable products like honey, butter, peanut butter, jam products like honey butter, peanut butter, jam products
Agar Agar as a culture media is widely used for practically all pathogenic and nonpathogenic bacteria and fungi because it is not easy to metabolise and has a good gel firmness, elasticity, clarity and stability. Because of its high gellifying power and its vegetable origin, Agar Agar constitutes a natural non-toxic matrix for the formation of culture media in Microbiology.
Agar Agar is useful as a laxative. When hydrated, it provides a smooth, non-irritant bulk in the digestive tract. It is also used in preparation of emulsions, suspensions, capsules and suppositories in surgical lubricants and as a suspending agent for Barium sulphate Radiology.
Plant Tissue Culture Grade:
The major application of Agar Agar is in the field of plant tissue culture. The growing interest in tissue culture as a standard method for the propagation of orchids and other ornamental plants, vegetables, fruits and other agricultural products.