Sodium alginate


is a natural chemical compound obtained from seaweed. It exists as a polysaccharide which has the ability to thicken and gelation of the solutions. For this reason, it has found application in the food, cosmetic and pharmaceutical industries.


The wide use of alginate is due to its biocompatibility, non-toxicity and the ability to adjust its properties to many areas of application.


  • stabilizer, thickener, gelling agent and emulsifier,
  • creates gels that are stable regardless of temperature changes and clear, moreover, they do not give products any foreign taste or smell,
  • it is used to lower blood cholesterol, bind heavy metals and regulate the rhythm of bowel movements,
  • it is used as an igredient in dietary measures.