Why we choose Ascophyllum nodosum – is it the best seaweed for health and nutrition?

Why we choose Ascophyllum nodosum seaweed   A. nodosum, commonly know as egg-wrack, is a brown seaweed with large swollen egg shaped air bladders at intervals along the middle of the frond. Its northern limits are the White Sea in the east and Baffin Island in the...

Should Vegans Eat Seaweed – Vegan month special

It’s vegan month! The month of November is all about celebrating the vegan lifestyle, educating others on the benefits and becoming more aware of what being vegan entails. Practicing a plant-based diet isn’t for everyone but this life choice is increasing...

Organic Seaweed Supplements in Holland & Barrett

Doctor Seaweed’s Weed & Wonderful Seaweed Supplements are now available in Holland & Barrett stores and online!   Doctor Seaweed first gained a foot in the health store’s door after winning a pitch to the panel of judges including H&B CEO, Peter Aldis...

The Chanukah Miracle – Weed & Wonderful Seaweed Infused Oil!

Could Seaweed Infused Oil be the new Chanukah Miracle! Doctor Seaweed’s Weed & Wonderful Scottish seaweed infused oils are truly miraculous.  Whilst this is not quite the miracle of the small pot of oil burning for an unexpected 8 days that is celebrated...

What’s the difference between seaweed and kelp?

Confused? – then read on          Not confused? – take me to the seaweed! It can be slightly confusing when you get bombarded with different terminology when searching for seaweed. If you don’t know the difference (and who could blame you!) between...

Wondering how to cook seaweed?

We have the answer! Seaweed is a great, healthy addition to any meal but are you still wondering how to cook seaweed? Sometimes a lump of dried or fresh seaweed can be a bit daunting so why not cook with seaweed using Weed & Wonderful seaweed infused oils. It...

Off The Eaten Path Seaweed Snacks – Doctor Seaweed

“I don’t know HOW to eat seaweed!” For a long time, seaweed has been associated mainly with Japanese dishes and eaten in dried forms such as nori sheets. But, there comes a limit to the amount of sushi one person can eat – and that’s where the Off The Eaten Path...

10 Reasons Why You Should Choose Organic Seaweed Supplements by Doctor Seaweed’s Weed & Wonderful

Get seaweed into your life! Choose organic seaweed supplements with Doctor Seaweed’s Weed & Wonderful > Visit the shop Six EU Approved Health Claims First and foremost you should choose organic seaweed supplements by Doctor Seaweed’s Weed & Wonderful because...

I’m Pregnant, Is Seaweed Good For Me? – Seaweed During Pregnancy

So, chances are you’re reading this because you’re pregnant… Or you’re trying for a baby. Or maybe you’re actually just interested in the workings of a pregnant human and are curious as to what exactly the benefits of eating seaweed...

Weed & Wonderful Seaweed Infused Oils on Sunday Brunch

  A Busy Few Weeks… So… it’s safe to say we’ve had a pretty hectic couple of weeks. We attended a mahoooosive food fair in London, got a feature in a National newspaper. Oh and we also spotted a celebrity chef using our Weed & Wonderful seaweed...

Weed & Wonderful Seaweed Products On Amazon!

Excited about our Weed & Wonderful seaweed products on Amazon? We are! Yep, as well as our online store, you can now get all of our Weed & Wonderful seaweed products on amazon! Offering a range of great prices, deals and offers, our new and exciting amazon...

Can seaweed help your metabolism?

We’ve all heard of our metabolism, but what exactly is it? And can seaweed help your metabolism? Get an organic, vegan friendly source of seaweed here! What is Metabolism? Technically it is ‘the chemical processes that occur within a living organism in...

Seaweed Infused Rapeseed Oil – Why We Use Rapeseed Oil In Our Products

  Why use seaweed infused rapeseed oil?     Well, if you haven’t already worked it out by the title, our Seaweed Infused Rapeseed Oil contains…yep, you guessed it! Rapeseed oil.   We often receive lots of questions about the type of oil used in our...

Are You Ready For Summer with seaweed? – It May Be Able To Help!

Okay, so are you ready for summer with seaweed?!     No? We’re well into July so you may be thinking it’s too late to get ready for summer – but it’s never too late to make yourself feel better. Whether it’s for an upcoming sunny getaway or if you’re...

Quick And Easy Additions You Need For Your Seaweed Summer BBQ

The weather has been heating up across the UK over the last couple of weeks and it looks as though the sun is set to stay! Get ready for your Seaweed Summer BBQ! If you’re looking to make the most of this heatwave you’ll want some quick and easy meals that’ll save you...

How to Include Seaweed into your Diet with Seaweed Recipes

Struggling to know how to cook with or include seaweed in your diet? Know it’s good for you but have no clue how to combat this sea vegetable in the kitchen? These seaweed recipes are sure to help! As an island nation we are surrounded by an abundance of wonderful sea...

Seaweed Superfood to Superhero

Eating seaweed could help the planet according to an article in The Financial Times. Seaweed superfood to superhero, is triumphing innovation in the food, health, medicine, and renewable energy industries to name a few. Why do we need seaweed superfood to superhero?  ...

Seaweed Health Benefits – Food as a Medicine

There are lots of potential seaweed health benefits: seaweed for nutrition; weight loss; and blood sugar management. So why aren’t we using food seaweed as a medicine, and accessing these incredible seaweed health benefits?! The problem Expenditure for the NHS for...

Iodine Deficiency – How Seaweed Can Help

How much do you know about iodine deficiency and how seaweed can help? Here Dr Craig Rose explains: What is iodine and iodine deficiency Iodine is a naturally occurring element, found in foods such as dairy, fish and other seafoods, but in very limited amounts in land...

Seaweed Benefits for the UK with Research on Seaweed Farms

Seaweed Farming is the system of cultivating and harvesting of seaweed. This consists of controlling the life cycle of algae as much as you can. Oban is a resort town, located on Scotland’s West Coast. Up to 25,000 tourists a year visit. A trial began in April...

Sainsbury’s Spectacular Seaweed Soup

‘Sea Greens and Grain Broth’ marks an exciting new addition to Sainsbury’ soup range Seaweed Soup? Really? Yes, really! Seaweed soup may sound odd to some, but it’s bang on trend – and for good reason. 2017 is the year that seaweed is in as the number one power plant...

Smoked Seaweed Ingredients – British Spices!

A recent article in The Guardian highlights how Britain’s native plants give some amazing flavours.  One specifically they mention is the incredible pepper dulse – a type of seaweed.  Its intense peppery flavour is really quite spectacular.  However, as a...

Seaweed Ingredients – Number 1 Trend for 2017

Here at Seaweed & Co., we are absolutely delighted to see our seaweed ingredients recognised as the NUMBER 1 Trend for 2017.  A recent report highlights Plant Power Trends, with Seaweed Ingredients as the number one.  This report features The Food Doctor’s...

Seaweed Week on BBC Programmes – Discussing the Many Seaweed Benefits

Seaweed has had a meteoric week of media, as the many seaweed benefits continue to amaze, and demonstrate their relevance to many aspects of our lives. The appearance of our own Dr Craig Rose on BBC Radio 4’s The Today Programme was a huge highlight for us....

Seaweed at the House of Lords

Dr Craig Rose, Founder and Managing Director of Seaweed & Co. was honoured with an invited talk on seaweed at the House of Lords. The event on enterprise, was sponsored by Lord Wei of Shoreditch, and was held within the House of Lords, and next to the beautiful...

Seaweed & Co.’s superb Scottish Seaweed Supply selected as Case Study for Exporting is GREAT

The British Government’s StartUp Loans Company has selected Seaweed & Co. as its Case Study to highlight Exporting is GREAT. In collaboration with multiple partners (including our favourite people at Virgin StartUp), this initiative is promoting the opportunities...

Smoked Tofu Burgers with Seaweed Nutrition Benefits

With spring in the air and as summer is in sight, Marlene Watson-Tara has sent us another of her outstanding seaweed inspire recipes  – Smoked Tofu Burgers – with a sprinkle of Seaweed Nutrition Benefits – ideal for a fresh sunny meal. Ingredients 1...

Marlene’s Macro Paella (+ seaweed nutrition)

As a Friday treat of a tasty, healthy and filling dish, why not try today or this weekend another of Marlene Watson-Tara’s great recipes. Marlene’s Macro Paella  Ingredients ½ tsp Saffron Threads 1 tbsp olive oil 2 cloves crushed garlic 1 onion, finely chopped ¼...

Toasted Seed Bars (with added Seaweed Nutrition!)

Another superb high standard recipe from Marlene Watson-Tara, with an addition of seaweed nutrition: Toasted Seed Bars 1 cup sunflower seeds 1 cup sesame seeds 1 cup pumpkin seeds 1 cup pine nuts ¼ tsp Hebridean Ascophyllum Seaweed ½ cup brown rice syrup Lightly toast...

Europe’s Top Island is Officially to Source of our Seaweed Supply

One of the biggest international travel sites has voted the Outer Hebridean Island of Lewis and Harris as the top in Europe. Amazingly, this stunning and pristine island beat rivals in Thailand, Chile and Madagascar, which means it is included in the top five islands...

The Inspirational Marlene Watson-Tara Shares Her Recipes with Seaweed

I had the great pleasure of meeting Marlene Watson-Tara recently. She was not only fascinating, hugely passionate, and extraordinarily knowledgable, but she makes some really good food too! Here is her latest shared creation, which incorporates some of our seaweed:...

Why Seaweed Supply can Benefit Vegans and Vegetarians?

There are not many ways for vegans and vegetarians to get certain vitamins and minerals as they don’t eat fish and meat. So, there may be a great deal of difficulty in finding a proper source of iodine, calcium, magnesium and omega3 fatty acids. When this is the case,...

Doctor Seaweed Hits The News With Virgin StartUp Investment in Seaweed Supply

Seaweed & Co.’s Doctor Seaweed is in the news again, highlighting the incredible support received from Tedco to secure the maximum possible Virgin StartUp loan to help drive the business forward through investment in innovative seaweed technologies and...