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

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

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

 
⚠ WARNING: Cancer and Reproductive Harm- www.P65Warnings.ca.gov

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HH
09/18/2021
Holly H.
United States United States
Milder than others

I was pleasantly surprised this this has a somewhat milder flavor/smell than others I have tried.

RD
09/12/2021
Rita D.
United States United States
What a find!

I mainly use the Icelandic Kelp to season my popcorn - it adds such umami to a snack that I have recently started eating a big bowl of popcorn for dinner.

BB
08/15/2021
Brooke B.
United States United States
A taste of the ocean

I love sprinkling the kelp on my meals to enhance its earthiness. It's very versatile as a topping.

DS
08/05/2021
David S.
United States United States
Icelandic Kelp

Ok I was initially hesitant buying this because I have numerous Sea Salts and finishing salts.This however added a slight vegetative flavor in addition to using salts.I rate this very good plus as I need to explore more options.Used on Scallops,Eggs .....and Tomato Sauce which was slow cooked all day...and then finished with the Kelp chips...have to say very interesting flavor add.My Italian friends were pleasantly surprised at this Irishman's "sauce"

A
07/26/2021
Anonymous
United States United States
Purchase of Seasonings

Food tastes better. Spices up most diahes

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