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Title
The Emergence of Kelp Farming in the US from Spore to Plate
Category
Mariculture
Subcategory
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Author
Ocean Approved
Description

Consumption of seaweed food products in North America is growing. Phrases such as "kelp is the new kale" and "kelp, the superfood you should be eating" are appearing with increasing frequency in publications and media. Kelp is a nutritious superfood packed with essential vitamins, minerals, and iodine. The US market size is estimated at $300,000.

Document
Document Date
12/04/2015
Last Updated by
Sue Keller
Last Updated on
2017-01-05
Background photo: Kenai Range from Katchemak Bay.
Photo credit: Wonderlane, Seattle, WA.