Frequently Asked Questions about Seaweed 2017-09-05T14:33:56+00:00

Frequently Asked Questions

Why seaweed? 2017-04-06T08:54:47+00:00

Always seaweed! Seaweed is densely nutritious sea vegetable that… wait for it… takes no freshwater to grow! Furthermore, it doesn’t require arable land, sparing our soil that has dramatically degraded due to intensive terrestrial agriculture. With sunlight and seawater we can produce volumes of nutritious and delicious food for a growing population, sustainably and humanely!

Does seaweed infused pasta even taste good? 2017-04-06T09:25:00+00:00

No. It tastes DELICIOUS. The mild flavor enhances any dish, delivering an exceptionally fulfilling, extraordinary culinary experience.

Is seaweed good for me? 2017-04-06T09:24:26+00:00

It’s actually great for you. For thousands of years and millions of people, seaweeds have been a dietary staple. There’s even research to suggest seaweed’s unique mineral-rich properties are responsible for modern human evolution. You can get a taste of seaweed’s many benefits under Celebrate Seaweed.

Where is Blue Evolution seaweed grown? 2017-04-06T09:23:32+00:00

Blue Evolution’s seaweed grows in a protected onshore and offshore environment in Baja Mexico, ensuring the highest quality seaweed. Because it’s grown so close to home, it doesn’t need to travel too far to get to your pantry! We also conduct offshore seaweed research and development in Alaska.

What kind of processing do you do to your seaweed? 2017-04-06T09:22:47+00:00

Our seaweed is dried using a proprietary process that is completely natural with no chemicals or solvents. Our process retains the most nutrients and best, most authentic and fresh flavor possible.

Does it matter where seaweed comes from? 2017-04-06T09:22:10+00:00

We think so! 98% of seaweed is imported. We grow ours in North American waters, reducing the distance between harvest to plate. We also operate with the highest standards for seaweed environments, ensuring you get the most nutritious seaweed grown in a responsible and sustainable manner.

Why don’t I see an organic stamp on your products? 2017-04-06T09:18:16+00:00

Our products should all be certified organic! We are working hard to get there. It hasn’t been easy to find partners willing to work with and certify seaweed, so organic has been off the table for us in some cases.

We are a small and brand new company treading the waters of the food industry and trying to make the best choices possible. We can assure you we’re working hard to get certified. The USDA’s NOP has stated they’re working on standards, and we’ll be ready when they are!

Regarding our seaweed specifically, it is grown in pristine waters with simply sunlight and love. We minimally process using cutting edge drying technologies, with zero additives or chemicals. And our seaweed is grown in North America – cutting travel distance, time, and energy inputs.

Our gluten-free pasta is made with 100% certified organic rice.

I’ve been told to watch my salt intake, can I still eat seaweed? 2017-04-06T09:21:27+00:00

You should always check with your doctor, but the only salt in seaweed is natural, mineral rich sea salt which provides many benefits. You don’t need to salt the water when you cook Blue Evolution pasta!

Can I be a seaweed farmer? 2017-04-06T09:20:11+00:00

We hope so! We’re leading the way on scalable, environmentally sustainable and responsible seaweed farming. Get in touch when you’re ready to join the seaweed revolution.

How do I get your products in my local store? 2017-04-06T09:19:21+00:00

Ask your store to carry Blue Evolution! You can buy our products online. If you’re a retailer, get in touch with our sales dept by emailing [email protected]