Wild Icelandic Kelp
Wild Icelandic Kelp
Wild Icelandic Kelp
Wild Icelandic Kelp - Burlap & Barrel Single Origin Spices

Wild Icelandic Kelp

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Harvested from the bottom of the frigid North Atlantic off the coast of Iceland, this wild oarweed kelp has a deep umami flavor and oceanic minerality, salty and briny. Perfect for adding depth, savoriness and body to soups, for finishing meat and seafood dishes or as a salt substitute. 

This kelp is dried and ground from wild Laminaria digitata kelp in a carbon-neutral facility powered by geothermal energy.

New York Magazine named our kelp one of their favorite salt alternatives. Chef Zoe Kana says: "I completely fell in love with it when I tasted it and it’s become a pantry item in our kitchen. We serve it with our bread course at Simon and the Whale on top of butter, it’s amazing. I take it home and I put it on popcorn it’s my go-to salt when I don’t need it to perform technically for me and I’m just looking for flavor."

Epicurious recommends topping your crudites with kelp flakes: "These kelp flakes are salty, mineral-tinged, and savory in that intriguing but also can’t-stop-eating-it way."

  • Origin: North Atlantic Ocean off Iceland
  • Process: Air dried, then ground
  • Ingredients: 100% wild kelp (Laminaria digitata)
  • Tasting notes: Oceanic Minerality • Brine • Funky Umami

COOKING

SOURCING

Our wild Icelandic kelp is harvested by boat from the deep, cold water of Iceland’s Westfjords. The harvesting boats drop large scissor-like devices into the water to cut the tender, flavorful tops off the plants at a carefully calibrated depth that allows the kelp to regrow.  The clipped kelp is collected from the ocean in nets, and transported back to our partner’s geothermal facility where it is rinsed, dried and ground. Click here to see where our kelp is harvested!

NUTRITIONAL INFO
Per 100 grams (1 jar = 71 grams, 1 container = 567 grams )

 Calories  252 kcal
Chlorine 
9.8 g
 - From fat 0 kcal
Magnesium 
670 mg
Protein
8.3 g
Iodine 
468 mg
Total Carbs 51 g
Phosphorus 
220 mg
- Dietary Fiber 3.5 g
Iron 
37 mg
-- Sugars
0 g
Zinc 
1.2 mg
Total Fat 0.6 g
Copper 
400 mcg
- Saturated fat 0 g
Selenium 
50 mcg
Sodium 3.2 g
Thiamin 
60 mcg
Potassium  8.3 g
Riboflavin 
560 mcg
Calcium  1.4 g
Vitamin C 
17 mg
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4.8 Based on 55 Reviews
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JR
09/10/2020
Jill R.
United States United States
Excellen

I rwadlly enjoy adding to my dinners. It was great in egg bites.

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TF
09/09/2020
Timothy F.
United States United States
Good Stuff!

unique and quality flavor and texture.

MP
08/29/2020
Michael P.
United States United States
Tastes good, hopefully enough iodine and potassium \

Good. Fast ship.

CA
08/27/2020
Cheryl A.
United States United States
Wild Kelp Spice

This Wild Icelandic kelp is a wonderful addition to just about anything. Adds a sublte richness and body to dishes. Not too salty and excellent source of iodine. I love the oversize 2.5 ounce jar and I look forward to purchasing the 1 pound quantity so I can kerp it filled!

BP
08/25/2020
Brandon P.
United States United States
Love In A Bottle

the spices have really amp'd up my meals - I used fermented white pepper and the icelandic kelp on salmon with salt, evoo, and smoked paprika and it was incredibly delicious. I also love knowing B&B is making sure to diminish the number of hands dealing in the trade with the single origin stamp. Order everything with joy.