PureseaTM applications

Naturally Innovative Seaweed Ingredients for Food & Nutrition

The PureSeaTM range offers numerous benefits across a wide range of product and market applications.

Market Applications

Whatever your market focus, the PureSeaTM range can provide functional and marketing benefits. Seaweed is on-trend as a natural and sustainable food, with great provenance, and addressing key nutritional needs such as iodine insufficiencies with natural solutions.
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Natural Iodine Source

PureSeaTM is a natural iodine source, underpinned by extensive research, and supporting normal thyroid function, child development, metabolism, nervous system, cognitive development, and skin.
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Flavour Enhancement & Salt Replacement

PureSeaTM has natural umami tastes, boosting flavours in a wide range of products, and that can replace salt. Innovative PureSea Smoked, provides umami and superb smoky flavours.
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Nutritional Boosts

PureSeaTM is incredibly nutrient dense, containing a wide range of minerals, trace elements, amino acids, antioxidants and more, making it ideal as a potential natural multi-mineral nutritional boost to complement other nutritional ingredients.
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Blood sugar management

Research shows PureSeaTM ingredients may benefit blood sugar and weight management due to specific polyphenols and polysaccharides, and their natural impact on key digestive enzymes.  This is in addition to natural iodine that contributes to an energy yielding metabolism.

PureSeaTM Product Applications

PureSeaTM is highly versatile, and provides benefits across a wide range of product applications and markets

Baked Goods

PureSea Natural & PureSea Smoked are used to boost flavours in breads, crackers, oatcakes, pastas and more, replacing salt and adding new dimensions of flavour. Be inspired by our recipe concepts. The addition can also naturally fortify with iodine, enabling EU Health Claims Find out more benefits here >>

Meats & Fish

PureSea Natural & PureSea Smoked are used to boost flavours within meat and fish products such as burgers, sausages, fishcakes and more as well as for marinades and sauces, replacing salt and adding new dimensions of flavour. Be inspired by our recipe concepts. The addition can also naturally fortify with iodine, enabling EU Health Claims. Find out more benefits here >> Take a look at our infographic on the benefits of adding seaweed into your products.

Beverages

PureSea Protect is an ideal inclusion in beverages, to boost nutritional profiles, and provide iodine related EU Health Claims. With no flavour, and a heat tolerant and insoluble coating, this powerful powder can with stand pasteurisation and long shelflife use in beverages without impacting on flavour, and continue to provide nutrition. PureSea Protect has enhanced nutrient release during digestion, and research shows potential benefits for improved blood sugar management Find out more benefits here >>

Soups & Sauces

The PureSea Natural and Smoked ingredients provide flavour boosts to soups and sauces, enabling salt reduction and exciting new dimensions of umami and smoked flavours.  Ideal in soups, sauces, and dips, and accompanying fish and meat dishes.  Be inspired by our recipe concepts. PureSea Protect can also be used where nutritional boosts and EU Approved Health Claims are desired, but without any flavour impact. Find out more benefits here >>

Coatings

PureSeaTM Natural and PureSeaTM Smoked are ideal inclusions in crumb coatings, marinades, and flavour blends. Providing umami flavour boosts, replacing salt, or adding superb smoked flavours, these ingredients work well with meat, fish and vegan products to provide natural, on-trend and sustainable seaweed in your products. Be inspired by our recipe concepts. Find out more benefits here >>

Snacks

PureSeaTM Natural and PureSeaTM Smoked are proven to work extremely well within baked and extruded snacks, providing flavour boosts, nutritional benefits, and EU Approved Health Claims. As coatings also, PureSeaTM Smoked offers superb smokey aromas and flavours for an on-trend, natural and sustainable seaweed for your snacks. Health claims include supporting metabolism, development in children and cognitive function – all desirable attributes for any snack food. Find out more benefits here >>

Functional Foods

All the PureSea range can be used in functional foods, to boost nutritional properties, provide a natural iodine source and associated EU Health Claims, and boost flavour with the PureSea Natural and Smoked ingredients. The extensive research on blood sugar management offers huge potential in the growth of products aimed at markets associated with obesity and diabetes, and PureSea Protect offers targetted release of key polyphenols that have been shown to aid blood sugar management. Find out more benefits here >>

Supplements & Blends

All the PureSea range can offer nutritional enhancement, specifically providing a extensively researched natural iodine source, and associated EU Approved Health Claims. Ideal within green blends, PureSea can boost the nutritional profile with just a small inclusion. Take a look at our infographics on the benefits of adding seaweed into your green blends and supplements. The extensive research on blood sugar management offers huge potential in the growth of products aimed at markets associated with obesity and diabetes, and PureSea Protect offers targetted release of key polyphenols that have been showed to aid blood sugar management. Find out more benefits here >>

Sports Nutrition

PureSea Protect offers a much needed natural iodine source for sports people, supporting an energy yielding metabolism. Research has shown that people who exercise more may be more deficient in iodine due to losses in sweat. PureSea Protect has the added benefit of having a neutral flavour, which makes it ideal for any sports nutrition bar, snack, powder or beverage products. Take a look at our infographic on the benefits of adding seaweed into your sports nutrition products. Find out more benefits here >>

Children's Health

The PureSea range enables EU Approved Health Claims to support normal growth in children and normal cognitive function, making PureSea an ideal ingredient for snacks or nutrient gummies that will appeal to children during a crucial developmental period. With reports suggesting that half of all new-borns in Europe are failing to reach full cognitive potential due to iodine insufficiencies, now is the time to benefit from PureSea as a natural iodine source in products aimed at children, new-borns, and expectant and new mothers.
Within the PureSea range, PureSea Protect can be used where these benefits are desired, but without any flavour impact. Find out more benefits here>>

Pregnancy

PureSea’s naturally innovative seaweed ingredients  offer a natural iodine source for pregnant women.  Studies have shown that this essential nutrient can improve chances of pregnancy and is critical for normal foetal brain development.
With reports suggesting that half of all new-borns in Europe are failing to reach their full cognitive potential due to dietary iodine insufficiency, PureSea offers a natural ingredient for products to address this challenge, providing a measured, known and traceable iodine source to expecting mothers wishing to give their child the best start in life.
With the range of flavours, including PureSea Protect with no flavours and solubility, there are a plethora of options for your products.
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Women's Health

Studies have shown that 66% of UK women have a diet insufficient in iodine; an essential nutrient for thyroid health, metabolism and cognitive function.  The PureSea range, as a natural and organic source of iodine, supports normal thyroid function, maintenance of normal skin and energy yielding metabolism (EU Approved Health Claims).
Research on PureSea ingredients has also shown the potential to make you feel fuller for longer and address weight and blood sugar management through reduced fat absorption and improved blood glucose management.
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Beauty & Skin

The natural iodine source found in the PureSea range supports the maintenance of normal skin, enhancing beauty from within.  With the plethora of seaweed cosmetics for topical applications, seaweed baths and more, the consumption of PureSea’s naturally innovative seaweed ingredients can be a key part of maintaining good skin health.
The PureSea range is ideal for incorporating into beauty focussed products such as supplements, blends, smoothies and more, building on the natural iodine and presence of  fatty acids, vitamins and minerals that can complement other ingredients which are key components in products for healthy hair and skin.
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Brain Health

Astounding research has suggested that seaweed provided the essential nutrients needed for the transition from our primitive ancestors to the modern Homo sapien brain.
All of the PureSea range is a good natural source of iodine that supports cognitive function.  Iodine is an essential nutrient for brain development. With studies showing iodine deficiencies linked to lower IQ and intelligence, PureSea is a must-have ingredient for brain health and cognitive function products, and available in a variety of formats that can suit any application.
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Energy & Endurance

The PureSea range provides a natural iodine source that supports an energy yielding metabolism (EU Approved Health Claim), ideal for sports people during training and recover. 
Research shows that sports people are more at risk of iodine deficiency due to higher losses of iodine in sweat than more sedentary people.
Furthermore, PureSea has been extensively researched for its benefits for blood sugar management.  The specific polyphenols in PureSea have been shown to naturally inhibit key enzymes that break down carbohydrates, which can result in a slower energy release; ideal for energy and edurance.

With the often sweet flavours of energy products, PureSea Protect offers a flavourless, soluble and white seaweed powder, protecting your products from the more savoury flavours of our other seaweeds.  PureSea Protect also protects the key polyphenols during digestion, with better release in the small intestine, where they are needed for potential improvements in blood sugar management. Review our infographics on the benefits of adding PureSea seaweed in sports nutrition applications.
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