Alginates are water-soluble polymers and form a 3-dimensional ionotropic hydrogel matrix, generally by the preferential interaction of calcium ions with the G monomers resulting in the formation of gel
|Typical use level|
1 - 3%
|Benefits / Claims|
It acts as an effective stabiliser by solubilizing for polar and nonpolar compounds that may form water-in-oil or oil-in-water emulsions.