Wild Icelandic Kelp
Wild Icelandic Kelp
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Wild Icelandic Kelp
Wild Icelandic Kelp

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.

Please note that kelp naturally contains iodine, arsenic and other minerals. Based on FDA recommendations for daily intake, we suggest consuming no more than a pinch (1/10th of a teaspoon) per person per day. 

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

  • Origin: Westfjords, 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
Note: the maximum daily recommended serving of our kelp (based on FDA recommended limits on daily iodine consumption limits) is about 1 small pinch (about 1/10th of a teaspoon) per person per day.

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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02/21/2021
Anonymous
United States United States
Wild Icelandic Kelp

I use a dash whenever I remember. It has a clear ocean taste that is like salt, water, and cold sunshine. I like it very much.

JD
02/20/2021
Jo D.
United States United States
Just okay

I was excited to try this product as I love furikake blends. For me the Icelandic kelp does not have the strong flavour I want by itself. I haven't yet tried to make it into a furikake, though, which I plan to try. Maybe it is something else in the blend that kicks up that briny flavour.

JG
02/12/2021
Jan G.
United States United States
Yum

I put these into sourdough bread, together with e.g ball lime. Unique Unami-like flavors.

AG
12/10/2020
Andrew G.
United States United States
Surprisingly versatile

This stuff has a great ocean-y vibe, with a briny, umami-rich flavor that complements its saltiness. I've been putting it on popcorn (which is great) and using it in place of salt where that extra boost of deep flavor feels warranted. Picked it up on a whim and am very glad I did!

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11/11/2020
Vineeta S.
United States United States
A wonderful surprise

The Icelandic Kelp is amazing as a finishing touch in soups and for salads. We also found it’s delicious in eggs and sprinkled over tomatoes. Beautiful packaging. Very impressed overall.

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