We’re seaweed people, first and foremost. We are an ongoing collaboration of ocean-loving visionaries, foodies, seaweed geeks, moms, dads, salty dogs, artists, alchemists, surfers and explorers all dedicated to changing the world with seaweed.
Our bold mission is to sustainably source the ocean, reduce our dependence on freshwater for food production, and tackle ocean acidification.
Join us as we nourish both people and planet.
We Grow Our Own
Roughly 98% of seaweed we consume in the U.S. is imported. We brought harvesting seaweed closer to home – cultivating our own seaweed in farms along the Pacific Coast. All of our seasonings and pastas are infused with the highest quality seaweed you can find, naturally grown in the pristine waters of the Pacific Ocean.
We use our magical seaweed farming powers for good, to reduce the world’s dependence on freshwater food production, shift our food system towards renewables and de-acidify the ocean. When seaweed is responsibly harvested, it’s not only delicious and incredibly nutritious, but it also has the power to literally change our climate equation.
We are delighted to bring you these amazing seaweeds, connect you to the places they come from, and the people who harvest them.
Beau is the Founder and CEO of Blue Evolution. A mariculturist and entrepreneur, Beau manages Blue Evolution's strategy and direction. The sea provides Beau endless inspiration and rejuvenation.
Luke is the Vice President of Operations. He's responsible for all the behind-the-scenes activities related to growing and drying our seaweed, from Baja California to Alaska, and loves the connection to the wild that seaweed farming provides.
Cameron is the interim Vice President of Business Development. She's responsible for our CPG line, sales and marketing, and managing opportunities for our seaweed. She's at home in the ocean.
Deb is Blue Evolution's Brand Manager and responsible for business strategy. On the start up team and the first President of Annie's Homegrown, she's a founder of several other consumer product companies.
Chris is Blue Evolution's Sales Manager. She was the first sales person at Annie's Homegrown and Co-Founder of Can Do Kid's energy bar line. She's responsible for growing our brick and mortar sales channels.
Tamsen is our Alaska Mariculture Manager. She manages the largest commercial seaweed hatchery in North America in Kodiak, Alaska. She's a marine biologist and scientific scuba diver.
Emmanuel is our Quality Assurance and Production Manager. He's responsible for managing our seaweed production at our onshore farm.
Jose Zertuche, PhD
Dr. Zertuche is our Seaweed Biology and Cultivation Specialist. A brilliant scientist, he is responsible for the farm system that gives us this amazing seaweed. He conducts research and teaches at the Universidad Autonoma de Baja California.
Laura B. Chanes
Laura is a food engineer from Ensenada, Mexico with decades of experience creating culinary delights and working with seaweed recipes. Her genius in the kitchen started our journey that resulted in our first product line.