What is seaweed? Seaweed is a special kind of plants growing in the ocean. There are more than 300 different species of seaweed in Danish waters and they are divided into 3 major groups: brown algae, red algae and green algae. Seaweed or algae? Seaweed and algae are almost the same but not quite. The […]
Seaweed is a versatile ressource. Seaweed can be used as food, feed, ingredients, energy and a lot more. Researchers and companies joining forces in the MAB4 project expects that the importance of seaweed as a versatile and sustainable ressource will grow in the coming years.
The MAB4 project focus on cultivating seaweed on a large scale and using it for food and skin products. While running out of farmland, new opportunities show up for growing sea-crops in the oceans. Many seaweed species are highly nutritious and rich in bioactive substances, those can serve as ingredients for food and cosmetics. In Far East, […]