Hand Harvested Agar Agar Flakes

1 oz bag

Retail Price: $10.89


Our Price: $7.45 (Save 32%)

1 oz bag

Why You’ll Love It

These easy to use flakes are a seaweed gelatin substitute and are ideal for pie fillings, jellies, preserves, kanten, custards, and vegetable or fruit aspics. Wild, hand harvested sea vegetables with strong thickening properties are naturally prepared and dried in the mountains using only winter freezes and thaws. Agar agar bars and flakes are a vastly superior option to 'rendered' gelatin. They contain the benefits of sea vegetables and are easy to use. Called 'kanten' in Japan, these flakes are fat free, kosher and very low sodium.
SKU: 024182159318

About This Brand

The oldest natural and organic food company in North America.Eden Foods began in Ann Arbor in the late 1960s with friends sourcing natural food. Youth motivated by a study of a worldwide phenomenon centered upon macrobiotics: eating a diet of whole grain and seasonal local plant foods that are not nutrient depleted and without toxic chemical adulteration.Natural foods were simply not available at the time, so they started the Eden food co-op to bring them in. Their initial $200 orders to Erewhon in Boston and Chico-san in California were well received and caused a local stir. This lead to co-op members traveling rural roads, knocking on doors looking for farmers to grow food using organic methods.The Eden co-op grew into a natural food store offering whole grains, beans, soyfoods, sea vegetables, miso, cereals, vegetable oils, seed and nut butters, and the like. It expanded adding a cafeteria, bakery, and books, and became known as the Eden Deli. It was one of very few places in the...
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Ingredients

Edible Seaweed Gelidium


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Serving Size 1 Tbsp (1.5g) Servings Per Container 18

Amount Per Serving

Calories 0 Calories from Fat 0

% Daily Value*
Total Fat 0g 0%
Saturated Fat 0g 0%
Trans Fat 0g
Cholesterol 0mg 0%
Sodium 0mg 0%
Total Carbohydrate 1g 0%
Dietary Fiber 1g 4%
Sugars 0g
Protein 0g 0%

Vitamin A 0%
Vitamin C 0%
Calcium 2%
Iron 2%

Reviews For Hand Harvested Agar Agar Flakes

Based on 6 Reviews

Love it!

This product makes some of the best jello around! You can add any flavor juice and fruit! Makes a healthy desert. I add a little vanilla yogurt to the top instead of whip cream. Try it, you'll like it!

- Kaye

Perfect for canning and gelatin

I use this agar agar all the time. Occasionally I make jello and replace the gelatin with this, but more often than not I'm canning. I can all fall long and this is the best quality and cheapest agar agar I could find.

- Norma_Sage

Great for home made cheese

I'm a vegan, so this is great when I'm making my own special cheese. It dissolves easily into a gel form and then hardens when I'm done cooking, making a wonderful cheese. I also like it as a substitute for corn starch

- Lula Thornton

Great for Canning

I grow my own strawberries for canning, and while a lot of people are okay with using chemical preservatives or sugar for preservation, I really want to avoid that. That's exactly where this agar agar comes in. I add it to my preserved jellies in order to get the right consistency and help the shelf-life of it. It doesn't have much of a taste to it, so I end up with a delicious jelly where the taste of the fruit shines through wonderfully. Great for canning.

- Olivia Flowers

Gelatin Replacement

This is a great gelatin replacement/substitute. I use it in refrigerated pies and other recipes and it is the perfect vegan option. It is a healthy option and doesn't add any noticeable flavor that is any different than "traditional" gelatin. It is easy to use and I will definitely be getting more in the near future.

- S. Lewis

It works!

I was looking for an alternative to corn starch and this works great! My daugther-in-law is vegan and uses this to make vegan cheeses, as well! I wish it came in a little bit larger package but otherwise no complaints.

- R. Lewis

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