The marine biologist and CEO of Weed & Wonderful, Craig Rose, discusses the company’s venture into the world of seaweed which he describes as a largely underutilised nutrient powerhouse that is abundantly available around the UK.
OCEANIUM has developed a high-fibre seaweed-based one-for-one methylcellulose replacement for plant-based meat which can be used in other products applications including gluten-free breads and beverages. Farmed seaweed also boasts numerous environmental,...
As COP26 continues to debate methane – with the US And EU having pledged to reduce agricultural methane outputs from ruminant livestock by upwards of 30% by 2030 – scientists at the Institute for Global Food Security (IGFS) at Queen’s University Belfast...
The Spanish Agency for Food Safety and Nutrition (AESAN) has published guidance for the consumption of seaweed updated to now consider levels of iodine in the macroalgae that vary according to species.
May 2021 and with signs that things are getting back to normal, thoughts turn to fresh starts and new opportunities. Great minds think alike as NutraIngredients rounds up those who have taken the plunge in April.
As 2021 gets underway amid muted new year celebrations, products, ingredients and extracts continue to raise interest among European authorities as NutraIngredients presents a round-up of food alerts involving energy drinks, tainted food supplements and...
French biomarine company Algaia, SA, just announced it has appointed Frederic Faure, one of the co-founders of the company, as its new CEO. At the top of Faure’s to-do list: Accelerating and expanding the company’s sustainability plan. The new CEO said...
Fast-growing, robust, sustainable, nutritious... it even tastes like bacon. Is there no end to seaweed's talents? Meet the firm establishing what it claims is the UK’s first and only commercial offshore seaweed farm.
New Zealand’s High-Value Nutrition (HVN) National Science Challenge and industry partners are seeking to establish two new ‘highly functional natural foods’ – Karengo, a type of edible seaweed, and Mamaku, a type of tree fern.
UK firm Seaweed & Co's wild harvested knotted kelp (Ascophyllum) beats spirulina for iodine, potassium, calcium and magnesium, and can reduce salt in packaged foods or replace artificial smoke flavours, it says.
Himanthalia - or sea spaghetti - may not be commonly known. But as a healthy like-for-like pasta replacement that boosts vegetable intake and is harvested in a sustainable way, it will be soon, says Dutch entrepreneur and founder of Seamore.
"The good thing about this is that DNA doesn’t lie.”
The Marine Stewardship Council (MSC) has moved a step closer to its ambitious goal of creating a global certification standard for seaweed production after announcing it will be working on the project with the NGO Aquaculture Stewardship Council (ASC).
Marinova's new fucoidan facility in Hobart, Tasmania, is on
schedule to commence operations from next month, offering fucoidans
from a broader range of microalgae species for nutraceutical and