sustainability

Carrageenan: Sustainable Friend to the Environment

Although you may not have heard of carrageenan—a soluble fiber that comes from red seaweed—this environmentally friendly product has been around for ages. In fact, Irish use of carrageenan has been documented in the early 1800s, when it was recommended as a cure for respiratory ailments. It has been used by the food industry as…

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6 Reasons Why Keeping Seaweed Farmers in Business is Important

In the past few years, the seaweed farming industry has taken off, and you may have started to notice its leafy green sold as snacks, or perhaps you’ve come across carrageenan—a product of seaweed used as a natural and sustainable food additive—in your almond milk. But seaweed can offer much more than great health benefits.…

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4 Ways to Feed the World Safely

As the population expands and we continue to practice monoculture farming, our resources are becoming scarcer. According to the World Bank, by 2050 the world will need to produce at least 50% more food to feed the 9 billion people living on this planet. And that’s without taking the effects of climate change into account,…

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