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.

Facts

Availability

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

Source

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

Taste

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

Texture

Crunchy texture.

Color

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
Selenium
Sodium 233 mg

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