Organic Irish Seaweed Irish Nori (Porphyra umbilicalis) certified Organic by Organic Trust Ltd is harvested along the west coast of Ireland, (Co. Donegal, Co. Galway), carefully monitored and immediately processed fresh or gently dried. All packages show the date and place of harvesting and full analysis.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.
Rich and tasty, this seaweed is the favourite ingredient in Japanese recipes (Suchi, etc). Rare in many parts of the west coast, this is one of the most precious gifts of our ocean. High and perfectly balanced complex of vitamins, minerals and aminoacids. 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
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 Nori seaweed -Porphyra umbilicalis
Vitamin C 130-1110 ppm
Beta Carotene 266-384 ppm
Vitamin B1 3-6 ppm
Vitamin B2 10-29 ppm
Vitamin B3 50-98 ppm
Vitamin B6 112 ppm
Vitamin B12 10-20 ppb
Vitamin E 5 i.u.
Calcium 2,000-8,000 ppm
Iodine 150-550 ppm
Iron 56-350 ppm
Manganese 7-83 ppm
Zinc 41 ppm
Dried seaweed Porphyra umbilicalis