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Botanical Source - Seaweed for Alginate

Seaweed for Alginate

Seaweeds grow abundantly in the cold-cullent oceans worldwide and there are numerous brown seaweeds, the raw materials for alginate. Use of this "marine biopolymer" is attracting increasing attention as time progresses.

Among brown seaweeds, some fertile species usually grow up to 60 meters in length, with root of over 2 meter in diameter, also grows several tens centimeter a day.

KIMICA has organized a worldwide network for the optimal collection on several species of seaweeds suitable for industrial mass production. This makes it possible to produce a diverse array of stable alginate products in a timely manner for all our global customers.

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