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Edible seaweed: A closer look…

Blogs, Z Homepage Promo  •  10 October 2016  •  Roy Manuell, Digital Content Producer

New Food takes a closer look at the health benefits of edible seaweed with a cool, new infographic. Rich in protein, fibre and crucially iodine, there seem to be many reasons why you should try edible seaweed…

Could seaweed potentially replace salt?

Industry news  •  6 July 2016  •  Victoria White, Digital Content Producer

Researchers conclude that brown algae could be used as a salt substitute and help to reduce the salt content of industrially processed foods…

Red algae could help fight food allergies

Industry news  •  6 June 2016  •  Victoria White, Digital Content Producer

Scientists from Jimei University have found that a type of commercial red algae, Gracilaria lemaneiformis, could help counteract food allergies…

Seaweed-flavoured product launches increase 147% in Europe, says Mintel

Industry news  •  9 March 2016  •  Victoria White

This growth means Europe is now the second most innovative region globally when it comes to seaweed-flavoured food and drink launches…

MSC and ASC working on a global seaweed standard

Industry news  •  1 March 2016  •  Victoria White

From today, interested parties are invited to view the proposed Seaweed Standard and certification process…

Seaweed snack sales are taking off

Industry news  •  30 September 2015  •  Victoria White

Seaweed is a rare example of an opportunity
 to get in at Day One of a new growth market 
for snacks with sales of seaweed snacks in the US already overtaking those of kale…

OSU researchers discover a type of dulse that tastes like bacon

Industry news  •  17 July 2015  •  Victoria White

Researchers have patented a new strain of dulse that grows extraordinarily quickly, is packed full of protein and… tastes like bacon when it is cooked…


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