PT Agarindo Bogatama was founded in 1988 and is the major producer of agar powder for export around the globe. Our agar powder is mostly produced from cultivated seaweed Gracilaria spp, as well as from wild harvested Gelidium spp and Pterocladid spp. 30% of the production is exported to Japan and the US while the remaining production is for the domestic market.
Unlimited uses of agar powder in food industries, agriculture and home recipes because it contains the highest total fiber amongst other foods and as one of the most important diet for your health.
People know agar as a delicious and nice-looking. Agar powder use to make pudding, any cakes, or cook with rice to have delicious cook rice. To give more attractive appearance and can be used more, agar powder being coloring.
Other main characteristic from agar are to make gel, viscosity, gel setting point degree, and gel melting point that make much benefit to food industry or also use at medicine industry, cosmetic industry, and other industry.
Plantagar introduce at 2006 as supplement fertilizer or as land conditioner. Used by planter hobbies and planters of ornamental plants, fruits, vegetables, and the tree crops.
Unlimited uses of agar powder in food industries as gelling, thickening and stabilizing agents.
Water Gel Desserts
Agar has been the biggest market for water gel products especially for Asia countries that like to have the unique texture of water gel desserts from agar ranging from firm to soft texture pudding products.
Agar has been also used as natural laxative and source of natural high dietary fibre from the sea.
FARMING AND PRODUCTION
Seaweed is the biggest part of the ecosystem that holds a quite important role as the ingredients of food and medicine. Generally, alga divided as agar produced, carrageen, furcelaran, and alginate.
Cultivation Activity of Agarindo Bogatama with the joint Kospermindo accompaniment pattern to develop a type of seaweed expecially Gracilaria sp, with the goal of keeping improving the production quality of seaweed farmers result has been widely seen. Due to the Agarindo Bogatama was directly involved in the cultivation process by providing knowledge to the farmers about how to obtain a good quality of seaweed and stable.
With seaweed cultivation, it help seaweed farmer to increase their family income. Except from seaweed cultivation itself, cultivation area can be use as fishpond and economic added for farmer’s wife at seaweed dry time.
Good processing with high quality raw materials is necessary to produce good quality products. Using Japanese high technology and state-of-the-art equipments in our processing lines to ensure our agar powder always hygienic and high quality products consistently produced.