Mara’s bespoke factory is a fully accredited sea-to-shelf seaweed production facility, processing seasonal seaweeds for the retail market with a fully traceable supply chain. It allows us to create delicious, nutrient-rich seaweed seasonings within 24 hours of harvesting.
Mara’s seaweed arrives at our factory in Edinburgh direct from the shore. The bags of fresh seaweed are weighed and recorded, then sorted by hand and inspected for quality.
Moisture is removed from the seaweed through a drying process which preserves natural flavours and retains essential vitamins and minerals. Once dry, it’s milled and sieved into an easy-to-use format for delivering health benefits when cooking and seasoning. The white powder which forms on dried seaweed is natural mineral salts, packed with flavour.
After further tests for quality control the flakes are carefully packaged, ready to bring the health benefits and delicious taste of natural Scottish seaweed to dinner plates around the world.
Keep a tub on the kitchen counter to spoon in seaweed whilst cooking. You could also keep a tin on the table for shaking on seaweed flakes like salt and pepper.
Mara Seaweed were awarded a Marine Fund Scotland Grant to support development of its seaweed supply chain.