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Mushrooms and Seaweed – The perfect umami combo

Mushrooms and Seaweed – The perfect umami combo

Mushrooms and Seaweed – The perfect umami combo Have you ever tried mushrooms seasoned with seaweed? Seaweed unlocks a magical deliciousness in mus...
Sustainable Kelp Harvesting - This is How We Do It.

Sustainable Kelp Harvesting - This is How We Do It.

See how we harvest and manage the sustainablity of our kelp and dulse harvesting, to make sure it reaches your plate safely and sustainably.
What is Dulse Seaweed?

What is Dulse Seaweed?

Harvesting of this popular red seaweed runs from August to October. As the season comes to a close, we look at its lifecycle and recipe ideas.

What is Kombu Kelp?

What is Kombu Kelp?

Discover the many names of Kombu, its lifecycle, how it's harvested and the best ways to eat it.

Women and Seaweed Farming

Women and Seaweed Farming

Co-founder Xa looks at how seaweed farming creates jobs for women and their families in remote areas of the world.

William Milliken: Indiana Jones of the Plant World

William Milliken: Indiana Jones of the Plant World

William Milliken was instrumental in introducing Mara Seaweed founders Fiona and Xa to the ethnobotany of seaweeds.

 

Algae: The Future of Food and Feed

Algae: The Future of Food and Feed

As the issue of sustainability grows, more research is being done on how we can best utilise seaweed to our advantage.

So Moreish, But What Could It Be?

So Moreish, But What Could It Be?

Did you know that there are actually five tastes? Sweet, salty, sour, bitter and savoury, or umami.

The Mother of the Sea festival

The Mother of the Sea festival

Each year, a British scientist is celebrated as Japan's seaweed saviour.