Organic Irish Kombu / Kelp (Laminaria digitata) certified Organic by Organic Trust Ltd.It is Naturally High in Iodine, which makes it a good food ingredient for bosting your Energy.
The taste of this seaweed is quite acceptable
When cooked with legumes (beans, peas, etc) it is supposed to neutralise the fermentation in the colon
As with all our seaweeds, our Irish Kombu or Kelp, is harvested along the west coast of Ireland, (Co. Donegal), carefully monitored and immediately processed fresh or gently dried. All packages show the date and place of harvesting and full analysis.
Naturally high in Iodine this seaweed is one of the most valuable natural sources of the Atlantic Ocean.
An example recipe is included on the packet.
Why Organic Certified Seaweed?
To be certified as organic Seaweed has to be harvested and processed conforming to EU Regulations 834/2007 Reg 710/2009 (part of Reg 889/2008).
The Certification Body will guarantee the following
That the seaweed is only sourced on clean shores.
That within a few hours it will be processed.
That the harvesters have the maximum respect for the marine environment.
That the packet of seaweed you buy is safe and healthy.
That the Labels are conforming.
That there is no possible contamination throughout the whole process .
That the processing and packaging Company is Registered with the Health Board.
Algaran also guarantees with full documentation that their seaweed
Is Irish and Local.
It doesn't contain Heavy Metals (index of contamination).
Its processing temperatures never exceed 30 d.C.
It has been freshly harvested (date of harvest appears on the label).
REMEMBER! Non Organic Certified Seaweed ... might be polluted!
Typical Analysis of Kombu (Kelp) - Laminaria digitata
Vitamin C 12-18 ppm
Vitamin B1 5 ppm
Vitamin B2 22 ppm
Vitamin B3 34 ppm
Vitamin B12 0.6-0.12 ppm
Calcium 12,400-13,200 ppm
Iodine 800-5000 ppm
Iron 50-70 ppm
Magnesium 6,400-7,860 ppm
Manganese 1-16 ppm
Suitable for Vegetarians
Dried seaweed Laminaria digitata