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Irish Moss

Product Code: 09IR

Availability: In stock

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Important Information

Must be infused in boiling water prior to consumption.


Product: Irish Moss

Latin Name: Chondrus crispus

Plant Family: Gigartinaceae

Other Names: Carrageen, Chondrus, Carrahan, Carrageen Moss, Carragheen & Pearl Moss.

Description: Irish Moss is a small algae which is found on Atlantic Coast, found growing just under the level of the sea water that forms its natural habitat. It can grow up to 20cm in length, and has a branching fan like nature with 4-5 divisions on each branch, each division or ‘leaf’ is 2-15mm wide, firm, leathery in texture and translucent and reddish brown to dark brown in colour.

For ingredient and allergen information, please see the product specification, available to download from the technical tab


Carrageen is a vegetarian friendly means of setting jellies, and was formerly used to make the dessert blancmange. It is also used in body lotions to help soother skin conditions such as eczema, sunburn and psoriasis. It is rich in vitamins A,B,C & D which give it the skin nourishing capabilities valued by the cosmetic industry, it is also used as a stabiliser and thickener for products such as shampoo and toothpaste.

Shelf Life

Shelf life of two years provided that goods are stored in an airtight container in ambient conditions.

Technical Information

Product Specification

Download full product specifications.

Allergen Statement

JustIngredients Limited supplies a range of products that are internationally sourced from approved suppliers. Information is gathered from all suppliers to enhance knowledge of the product and supplier handling procedures.

The following products which are or contain allergens may be handled by approved suppliers on behalf of JustIngredients Limited; Cereals containing gluten (wheat, rye, barley, oats, spelt, kamut and their hybrid strains), Peanuts, Soybeans, Nuts, Celery, Mustard, Milk and dairy products, Sesame seeds, Products containing sulphur dioxide and sulphites at concentrations of more than 10mg/kg or 10mg/litre expressed as sulphur dioxide.

Handling procedures are in place to reduce the likelihood of allergens being present, however no guarantees are given that our ingredients are totally free of traces in the products supplied. If in doubt, please email technical@justingredients.co.uk.

Delivery Information

Please note that bulk and non-bulk items will be delivered separately.

Bulk = items over 1kg in weight

Non Bulk = items 1kg or below in weight

Ordered before 1pm Monday - Friday?

We endeavour to dispatch non-bulk items on the same day as receipt of your order (when placed before 1pm). During evenings or weekends, please allow 1-2 days for your order to be dispatched.

For bulk items, we endeavour to dispatch items within 2 workings days.

Need bulk items urgently? Please contact our sales department before placing your order on sales@justingredients.co.uk

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