Carragheen Nutritional Info

Typical Analysis Of Carragheen Seaweed – Chondrus Crispus

Well known in the Irish tradition as an ingredient to thicken puddings and soups.

Traditionally, a hot drink from Carragheen would have been prepared to give a boost during the cold Irish winters.

It’s also very well known as ingredient in syrups under the name of Irish Moss.

Totally exempt of any fishy taste.

Is recommended in all recipes where a thickening action is required (puddings, gravy, etc).

  • Protein: 11-18%
  • Fat: 1-3%
  • Carbohydrates: 55-66%
  • Vitamin: C 10-30 ppm
  • Vitamin: B12 0.6-4 ppm
  • Calcium: 0.9-1.3 ppm
  • Iodine: 200-300 ppm
  • Iron: 170-210 ppm
  • Magnesium: 6700-8351%
  • Manganese: 2-28 ppm
  • Sodium: 2-2.6%
  • Potassium: 3.4 ppm