Dried organic Irish leaf carrageen moss is a well-known speciality ingredient, medicinal cure and health food.
And it is the perfect Vegan alternative to gelatine.
The shelf life is up to 2 years.
Carrageen is a good plant source of protein, Vitamins (A, B group, C) and minerals (Calcium, Iron, Zinc, Magnesium, Manganese).
This traditional coastal food is used as a setting/gelling/thickening agent in sweet and savoury cooking.
It is also used to cure coughs and as a decongestant in the form of a drink.
Carrageen (Chondrus crispus) is a natural wild food, gathered sustainably in summer time and dried. It is not to be confused with carrageenan, a commercially-produced extract from seaweed, used in industrial food production as a gelling/thickening agent.
It is also known as Irish Moss.