Why Seaweed Could Be The Next Big Trend In Healthy Snacking
Most of us think of seaweed as a nuisance on the beach, which gets in the way when you’re going for a swim. But seaweed is going through something of a renaissance at the moment and could become a more familiar sight on our supermarket shelves.
Many European consumers might only encounter it when they go out for sushi, but edible seaweed is a growing area, and a range of new snacks and products have been slowly making their way to market over the past few years.
The perception of this slimy sea vegetable is changing in Europe due to its potential as a ‘superfood’ or as an alternative meat-free protein source, and we are now starting to see the likes dried seaweed crisps, kelp noodles and seaweed salads.
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