Category Archives: Seaweed

Seaweed refers to several species of marine macroscopic or multicellular algae. The term includes some types of red, brown, and green algae, which are classified by the presence of some particular type of photosynthetic pigments.

Global Climate Change and Red Seaweed Production in China

Gracilariopsis lemaneiformis or red seaweed is used throughout Asia for various purposes and is one of the most important aquaculture species in China, which in that country is cultivated for its high-quality raw agar. At its culture site… Continue reading Global Climate Change and Red Seaweed Production in China

Protein rich super smoothies with microalgae: Allma’s high hopes for chlorella

Microalgae supplier Allma tells BeverageDaily.com why it believes nutrient-rich ‘super algae’ chlorella has a big future in juices and smoothies as it inks a supply deal with Frulact… Continue reading Protein rich super smoothies with microalgae: Allma’s high hopes for chlorella

Carageenan from Chondrus crispus: A Cancer-Causing Ingredient Sitting in Your Fridge

Attention all only-organic eaters: I’d like to have your attention in particular as you might have read this title and thought, “I bet whatever ingredient it is isn’t in my fridge! I’m the healthiest eater I know!”… Continue reading Carageenan from Chondrus crispus: A Cancer-Causing Ingredient Sitting in Your Fridge