Protein

Seaweed is made up of 5 to 30% protein depending on the class, type, season and location. These proteins are adapted to salty conditions and have great potential to serve as a food source for [...]

Carbohydrates

The main component in seaweed is carbohydrates. These offer very attractive benefits for processors due to the fact that they do not contain lignin or solid cellulose which makes processing this [...]

Minerals

Seaweed do also need minerals such as nitrogen (N) and phosphorous (P) to grow but also absorb other minerals. Seaweed as such has the capability to accumulate minerals in its cell structure. The [...]

Future products

The GOA bio-refinery technology offers opportunities for the further cascading of extractable compounds from seaweed. Naturally present elements such as algal oils and fats offer one such [...]