Carrageenan is a polysaccharide extracted from specific types of red seaweed and used for its gelling properties. It is a versatile ingredient used alone or in combination with other texturants to provide structure, as a binder, or to provide body and mouthfeel and is suitable for use in multiple food applications including dairy, desserts and meat applications.
Locust Bean Gum (LBG) is a vegetable gum extracted from the seeds of the Ceratonia siliqua tree (commonly known as Carob tree).
LBG consists of high-molecular-weight hydro colloidal polysaccharides, described chemically as galactomannans. It is widely used as a gelling agent in the food industry, for instance in baked goods, baking mixes and jellies.