Agar
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Agar (also known as Agar-Agar), is a gelatinous substance derived from algae. 

Culinary Uses

Agar acts like gelatin, but is plant-derived.

Agar is used in baking as a Thickening Agent, to firm up jellies and vegetarian desserts/candies. Agar is used in cooking, when the product needs to withstand higher temperatures without melting.

Nutritional Value USDA
SEAWEED,AGAR,RAW
Amount Per 100g
Calories 26
%Daily Value*
 
0%
Total Fat 0g
0%
Saturated Fat 0g
Polyunsaturated Fat 0g
Monounsaturated Fat 0g
0%
Cholesterol 0mg
0%
Sodium 9mg
4%
Potassium 226mg
2%
Total Carbohydrate 6g
0%
Dietary Fiber 0g
Sugars 0g
Protein 0g
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your Daily Values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
Gluten Free

Yes

Low Fat

Yes

Low Calorie

Yes