Seaweed meal

    DESCRIPTION

    Laminaria digitata is a brown algae that grows up to 10 metres in length along the low intertidal and subtidal zones in the icy, North Atlantic water. Generally found on exposed rocky shores, Laminaria is harvested, processed and then used in various areas of the Health industry.

    AppearanceOlive-coloured fine powder
    OriginCanada
    Kosher statusCOR 357

    SPECIFICATIONS

    Moisture8 to 13%
    TasteTypical for dried and ground seaweed
    OdourTypical for dried and ground seaweed
    Ash
    (Minerals)
    35 to 45%
    Mesh Size50 Mesh powder
    CarbohydratesBy difference: 48%
    Alginic Acid: 20-30%
    Mannitol: 4-16%
    Laminarin: 0-18%
    Other Sugars: 1-2%
    Oil0.6%
    Protein
    (Crude)
    4.0%
    Fibre
    (Crude)
    8.3%

    MICROBIOLOGICAL

    Coliforms
    (Total)
    Max 500 MPN/g
    YeastsMax 3000 CFU/g
    MouldsMax 3000 CFU/g
    Bacterial Count
    (Total)
    Max 100000 CFU/g
    Staphylococcus aureusNegative
    SalmonellaNegative/25g
    Escherichia ColiNegative
    EnterobacteriaceaeMax 1000 CFU/g


    Direct Food Ingredients will ensure that any material supplied this specification will confirm to the above physical and chemical properties. However, we have no control over the use of the material and can accept no responsibility for problems caused by the customer's failure to ensure the material supplied is suitable for the intended use.

    This specification has been last modified on Mon 12 March 2012 (1016)

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