Kelp as food

Processing Technology  

The project aims at establishing an efficient and predictable production of kelp of high quality.

Time:5. January 2015 – 31. December 2017
Financed by: Regional Research Fund West
Commissioner:Seaweed AS
In cooperation with:Seaweed AS (project owner), Norges Vel (project leader), SINTEF, NIFES
Contact person
Portrettbilde av Dagbjørn Skipnes
Dagbjørn Skipnes

Senior Scientist
Phone: +47 926 92 252
dagbjorn.skipnes@nofima.no

Seaweed AS in Sogn og Fjordane County, Norway, has established a value chain for the farming of kelp and the production of healthy, safe and ecological food products for the domestic and international markets.

The research project will examine farming methods, technology and processing methods to establish efficient, stable and predictable production and raw material quality.

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