Please login or create an account to join the discussion.

The possibilities and challenges of kelp

This article by FoodPrint discusses the tension between the purported environmental benefits of kelp farming and consumers’ lack of familiarity with kelp as a food, and describes “regenerative” kelp farming systems that also produce oysters, clams and mussels. It sets out several ways in which kelp can be used, including in foods such as pesto or lasagne, as well as other uses such as bioplastics, fertiliser, biofuel and animal feed.

Read the full story here. See also the Foodsource chapter What is a healthy sustainable eating pattern?

Post a new comment »

Login or register to comment with your personal account. Anonymous comments require approval to be visible.
Publication
14 Jul 2020
Image
Image: AlanDavidRobb, Kelp Wave Atlantic, Pixabay, Pixabay Licence
Image: AlanDavidRobb, Kelp Wave Atlantic, Pixabay, Pixabay Licence
Actors
Fodder Category
Region