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Alginates from seaweed for natural textures

Algaia, the first brown seaweed processor in France, looks at alginates from fresh laminaria seaweed harvested sustainably on the seabed in the Iroise Sea off the Breton coast

For some time now, the global awareness surrounding environmental pollution by plastics (micro and macro) and new consumer expectations for naturally derived products have generated growing demand from the cosmetics industry for natural polymers. 

One of the major challenges is to combine the naturalness of ingredients while maintaining both a pronounced and standardised reactivity and the sensorial properties expected by consumers. In this ongoing search for innovative natural textures, alginates play a key role, which tends to increase with the development of new scientific knowledge. 

Alginates & naturalness

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