Pectin was discovered in the nineteenth century, and has been used at home and in industry for many years.
1. The main use for Pectin is as a gelling agent, thickening agent and stabilizer in food.
2. The classical application is giving the jelly-like consistency to jams or marmalades, which would otherwise be sweet juices.
3. It is widely used in food industry, such as jams and jellies, fruit preparation, bakery jellies, confectionery, yogurt and acidified milk drinks, beverage, frozen food.
4. It is also applied in pharmaceutical and cosmetic field.
Carrageenan is extensively applied in food,medicine,chemically industry,for daily supplies,biological chemistry,building paints,textile printing and agriculture.