In a food world that flips from fad superfood to superfood, an increasingly skeptical public has to ask which miracle crop has the staying power. In order to be called “the next Kale,” a food has to demonstrate not only exceptional Continue reading Ocean Greens: The Least Deadliest Catch
Charlie Yarish pulls a long strand of kelp out of the chilly waters of Long Island Sound and takes a bite.
“Oh, that’s good,” he says. “Crisp and sweet. You can’t beat it when it’s fresh.” Continue reading From the Lab to the Dinner Table: Seaweed
Seaweed has undergone a rebrand — it’s now called sea vegetables, and food-trend analysts say we’re all going to be eating it this year.
High in nutrients and low in fat, sea vegetables (not including the Chinese takeaway stalwart, which is actually shredded cabbage) include nori, which we’re used to seeing as a wrapper for Continue reading Seaweed demand sees Chilean company target Europe with development agreement
[USA] Residents who keep a close eye on birds in Long Mill Cove and Pond are asking state and local officials to protect rockweed from Continue reading Concern expressed over aggressive rockweed harvesting
There are few things more frustrating than learning that a food that seems healthy actually isn’t. (Soul-crushing spoiler alert: Your lattes and green juices fall under this category.) And yet, Continue reading Are Seaweed Snacks Actually Healthy?
[USA] A Down East company that turns sea vegetables into tasty treats is expanding. Continue reading Down East producer of Kelp Krunch and Dulse seaweed products plans $1.5M expansion
On a chilly late-winter morning Portarlington mussel farmer Mike Houghton took his first commercial haul of fresh wakame to a Melbourne city farmers’ market. He wasn’t sure what the response would be to the sea Continue reading Superfood of the sea
[UK] For hundreds of years, people on the west coast of Ireland used seaweed as a medicine, a food and a fertiliser. In the modern era, Continue reading Seaweed harvesters reap rich rewards from exotic export