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.

Lab Creates Seaweed Meals to Help Indian Navy

MYSORE: The Defence Food Research Laboratory (DFRL) has created seaweed toffees, energy bars, and ready-to-eat meals for the Indian Navy.

The products are said to be a result of path-breaking research in a hitherto unexplored field. The foods have reached the demonstration and induction stage, scientists told Express during a lab visit… Continue reading Lab Creates Seaweed Meals to Help Indian Navy

Analyst: Algae offers excellent opportunities for salt replacement in bread

Algae could be a valuable replacement to salt in bread but price and negative perception issues must be overcome,
according to Pinar Hosafci, Euromonitor International food analyst.

Figures show that bread accounted… Continue reading Analyst: Algae offers excellent opportunities for salt replacement in bread

Britain’s giant kelp forests could be destroyed within the next 100 years

Britain’s underwater kelp forests, which provide a crucial habitat for thousands of Britain’s sea inhabitants, are being wiped out by human activities, marine biologists claim.

According to a study looking into the state of Britain’s kelp and seaweed species,… Continue reading Britain’s giant kelp forests could be destroyed within the next 100 years