NATURAL BINDING SOLUTIONS TO THE WORLD

Benefit from sourcing opportunities of seaweed extracts

Agar and Carrageenan from Indonesia. The seaweed nation.

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Indonesia – the seaweed nation

Did you know that Indonesia produces more than 75% of global tropic seaweed and the industry is characterized by short supply chains and state-of-the-art processing units? This enables the processors of seaweed extracts to guarantee quality, traceability and supply whilst maintaining price stability. It makes Indonesia a key supplier of natural binding solutions to the food, cosmetic and personal care industry all over the world.

why buy INDONESIA SEAWEED HYDROCOLLOIDS?

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Reasons

to buy

 

Straight from the source of 75% of global tropical seaweed production

Internationally operating processors who provide high quality hydrocolloids Agar and (semi-) refined Carrageenan

Compliance with international food safety standards
Enhanced product traceability and low carbon footprint due to short supply chains

Price stability and social responsibility to the farmers and local communities

PROCESSING AT THE HEART OF SEAWEED PRODUCTION

Located within a 10 degree range of the equator, the world’s largest archipelago ensures sustainable year round seaweed cultivation. At the heart of the raw material, the country has made the shift from exporting seaweed as raw material to exporting extracts like Agar and Carrageenan. It makes Indonesia the one-spot location for production and processing of seaweed.

Multiple solutions to the world

The Indonesian seaweed industry provides solutions to worldwide economic, environmental and social challenges.
  • The seaweed extracts are essential binding and gelling agents for the food, cosmetic and personal care industry.
  • The large area of seaweed in Indonesian waters is a good source of CO2 absorbtion, generating positive environmental impact.
  • Seaweed farming is generating employment and binding fishing communities that would otherwise fall apart due to depleting fishing grounds.

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CERTIFICATION HELD BY THE INDONESIA SEAWEED INDUSTRY

 

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Partner directly with long-standing Indonesian Agar or Carrageenan suppliers to meet your sourcing needs. Search our database for members of the Astruli processed seaweed association that comply with international standards.