Category Archive: Seaweed

Sugar kelp farming: A promising new industry for coastal Maine

WALPOLE, ME – Maine shellfish growers, traditional fishermen, chefs, and consumers all have a reason to be enthusiastic about a leafy brown algae called sugar kelp. New culture techniques may be the missing link needed to bring aquaculturists and the seaweed industry together to develop a new sea vegetable industry for the Northeast. It may …

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Mussel farms in Maine participating in unique pilot project to stimulate seaweed production

FRANKLIN, ME – Seaweed is a $6 billion industry worldwide. That’s “b” as in “billion” – and a small portion of that is grown and harvested right here in Maine in what some are now beginning to see Different types of seaweed, also called sea vegetables or marine macroalgae, are harvested across the globe for …

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