Sugar Kelp

Saccharina latissima

Also Known As

Sea belt, Devil’s apron

U.S. farmed sugar kelp is a smart seafood choice because it is grown and harvested under U.S. state and federal regulations.



Fresh product when harvested is available February to May, while dried kelp is available year round.


Commercially farmed in cold water regions along the East and West Coast of the U.S. and Alaska.


Sugar kelp has a savory and slightly sweet flavor. When dried, a white, sweet-tasting powder forms on the blade.


Crunchy texture.


Health Benefits

High in fiber, anti-oxidants, vitamins, and minerals.

Health & Nutrition

Nutrition facts

Serving weight 100 g (raw)
Amount per serving
Calories 43
Protein 1.68 g
Fat, total 0.56 g
Saturated fatty acids, total 0 g
Carbohydrate 9.57 g
Sugars, total 0.60 g
Fiber, total dietary 1.3 g
Cholesterol 0 g
Sodium 233 mg

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