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NOW Foods Agar Powder.
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Agar is a naturally gelatinous powder derived from marine red algae. It's the perfect vegetarian substitute for beef gelatin in any food application, and makes an excellent thickener for soups, jellies, ice cream and more.
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As one of the natural products industry’s premier manufacturers, NOW owns and operates several manufacturing and distribution facilities in the United States and Canada.
Both the Bloomingdale and Sparks facilities also house state-of-the-art testing laboratories, where NOW’s quality technicians use the latest analytical instrumentation to perform approximately 16,000 tests on ingredients and finished products each month.
Our primary manufacturing facility also contains several in-house laboratories, including gas chromatography, analytical, microbiological, and sensory labs. Our in-house laboratories help us to expedite the testing of raw materials, ingredient samples, and finished products, and afford our technicians a level of quality control that is virtually unmatched within the natural products industry.
Our Bloomingdale facility is at the heart of our manufacturing and distribution network and strongly supports our ability to achieve consistent levels of product quality, efficacy, and safety, as well as our ability to meet increasing consumer demand.
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Referred to as 'health freedom,' your right to choose vitamins and other nutrients in a supplemental form wasn’t guaranteed until 1994, with the passage of the Dietary Supplement Health and Education Act, commonly known as DSHEA.
NOW is committed to maintaining the integrity of DSHEA for many good reasons, but most importantly to protect the health freedom we all enjoy in this country today.
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Agar is a red algae that is a unique vegetable substitute for gelatin. Called Agar Agar, it has been used as a food ingredient in the Far East for centuries. NOW« Agar Powder is derived entirely from natural seaweed. Product of Morocco.
Size: 2 oz
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