Bulk Kelp Granules, Wild Crafted

Ascophyllum nodosum
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Kelp Granules, Wild Crafted

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Also known as Norwegian kelp, this species of brown algae is found along the coasts of Ireland, Britain, Greenland and northeastern North America.

Because granulated kelp is high in potassium, nitrogen and calcium, it is used in organic fertilizers. Bulk kelp granules, which are a good source of iodine and minerals, are also sprinkled onto foods.

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information at a glance

approximate cups to one pound2.5
originunited states (atlantic ocean)
active compoundsMucopolysaccharides, Lipids, Iodine, Phlorotannin, Phenolic compounds
plant part usedwhole plant

buying & keeping

general guidelines and tips

storage tipsKeep in a sealed container in a cool, dry cabinet or pantry.
appearance & aromaGranular pieces, medium to dark green in color.


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culinaryAdd to vegetable and fruit smoothies in small amounts. May also be encapsulates as a dietary supplement.
householdUse as a natural fertilizer in the garden.
industrialKelp is a source of alginate, which is used in the food, cosmetic and pharmaceutical industries as a thickening and dehydrating agent.
safetyCheck with your physician or endocrinologist before using this product if you have a thyroid condition.

flavor profile


Granulated kelp is an “acquired” taste. It has a strong fishy flavor to some people but is only mildly salty to others.

sourcing spotlight


We are proud to maintain strict sourcing standards that promote long term sustainability of soil, water, labor practices, and traceability. Learn more about how we source our kelp.

what else you should know


Ascophyllum nodosum, or kelp, is a variety of Atlantic seaweed also known as Norwegian kelp. This aquatic plant is best known for its use in Asian cuisine as a sea vegetable. In its dried form, kelp is used to season soups and sushi.

Kelp is valued as a rich source of nutrients, including calcium, magnesium, potassium, sodium and, of course, iodine. The herb is also a rich source of algin, a type of fiber capable of absorbing up to 300 times its weight in water.

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