The cooking qualities and health benefits of some edible seaweeds were discovered in East Asia many hundreds of years ago, and among them, wakame seaweed has been one of the most widely known and used types of algae. It can be grown and harvested all year round by utilizing an optimal combination of nutrients and temperatures over the seasons. World-class seaweeds are harvested from pristine ocean water. Premium seafood sourced from the cleanest waters of Jeju Island, South Korea. The complex carbohydrates contained in this edible seaweed help to build up tissues and improve metabolism. Once defrosted Wakame has a sweet taste and is popular with consumers who prefer it to other types of seaweed which have a more pungent aroma.
Wakame seaweed has a subtly sweet, but distinctive and strong flavour and texture. It is a type of seaweed used in salads, soups, garnish or side dish. Nutrient-dense and rich in fibre, vitamins, minerals and protein, wakame is an excellent addition to one’s diet. It is also a good source of calcium and other minerals that are essential for bone health.
Wakame is a classic sushi condiment that can be enjoyed year-round, with sweet umami flavours. Selected for its minimal environmental impact, our sea lettuce is sustainably grown in Korea using organic farming practices.