Biddeford, Maine – Atlantic Sea Farms recently launched two new Kelp and Fresh Fruit Smoothie Cubes, available at more than 300 Sprouts Farmers Markets locations and other large-scale and independent retail stores nationwide, as well as direct-to-consumer. Packed with nutrients and made with kelp grown in the clean, cold waters of Maine, the company’s full line of superfood kelp products are made with seaweed grown through regenerative kelp aquaculture while creating and boosting economies. and restoring local ecosystems.
The award-winning, female-owned, women-run, regenerative kelp aquaculture business that partners with independent coastal Maine fishermen to grow kelp in pristine home waters has earned a reputation for innovation and healthy and delicious products. on the market while allowing consumers to easily incorporate kelp into their daily diet.
The new pre-portioned superfood kelp cubes are designed for smoothies and smoothie bowls. They’re building on the success of Atlantic Sea Farms with their original single-ingredient kelp cubes (popular for drinks as well as sauces, pastas, rice dishes, baked goods and more), joining the existing line of five freshly frozen and fermented kelps. products, which have won coveted awards from the Good Food Foundation, Specialty Food Association and Natural Product Expo (NEXTY Awards).
Available in two varieties of 100% fresh fruit – wild blueberries and ginger and cranberries – Atlantic Sea Farms’ first-to-market cubes introduce kelp to the frozen fruit category. The choice to combine kelp with wild blueberries and cranberries is no accident. In fact, it’s a nutritional Grand Slam.
One of the most nutrient dense foods on the planet, kelp has naturally high levels of iodine, omega-3 fatty acids, antioxidants, potassium, iron and folic acid. It also has the highest natural concentration of calcium of any food.
Atlantic Sea Farms Wild Blueberry & Ginger Seaweed Cubes are made with wild blueberries grown on family farms. Wild blueberries contain 33% more anthocyanins than regular blueberries. Research suggests that anthocyanins may have anti-inflammatory properties and help improve cognitive function and heart health. A little extra: ginger is associated with antioxidant properties.
Atlantic Sea Farms Cranberry Kelp Cubes contain cranberries grown through regenerative agriculture by family farmers. In addition to cranberry puree, they contain cranberry seeds – a recycled, underutilized and highly nutritious part of the cranberry that contains 1.6 times more dietary fiber than chia or flax. The antioxidant properties of cranberries may help support digestive health, heart health, and a strong immune system. Both products are project verified non-GMO, vegan, gluten-free, made with 100% fresh fruit, and contain no added sugar.
According to a Global Market Insights report, the commercial seaweed market is expected to reach $85 billion by 2026. “Our new kelp cubes amplify the principles that drive Atlantic’s entire line of award-winning, responsibly produced kelp products Sea Farms. Produced with sustainably grown fruit from nearby family farms, they contain the same delicious, fresh, nutrient-dense kelp – grown online by our farmer-fisher partners in the cold, clean waters of Maine – that we use in everything we do. we manufacture,” Atlantic Sea Farms’ CEO Briana Warner said. “As a result, these climate action products help support local farms and ocean health, while giving your favorite smoothie a delicious plant-based, climate-friendly and superfood boost. They talk about our mantra, ‘good food should do good’”
Kelp grown locally by Atlantic Sea Farms is a climate hero. Carbon-negative and hyper-efficient, it is a regenerative, zero-input aquaculture culture that requires no fertilizers, pesticides, feed, arable land, or fresh water. In addition, each of Atlantic Sea Farms’ 34 partner family farms is locally mitigating the effects of climate change and ocean acidification. In just three short seasons since the company’s first harvest, Atlantic Sea Farms partner farms have removed more than 150,000 pounds of carbon from local Maine waters. “Every product we put in the hands of consumers helps us improve the world we live in – and we’re incredibly proud of what we’ve built,” says Warner.
Atlantic Sea Farms suggested retail prices are as follows: Wild Blueberry & Ginger Seaweed Cubes, $7.99; cranberry kelp cubes; $7.99, original kelp cubes, $7.99, 12-ounce ready-to-use kelp, $8.99; and 15-ounce jar Sea-Chi, Pickled Beet Salad, and Fermented Seaweed Salad, $8.99. All products are gluten-free, non-GMO and free of artificial ingredients. Atlantic Sea Farms kelp products can be found nationwide at Sprouts Farmers Market, specialty and seafood markets, food co-ops and large-scale grocery stores, including most Whole Foods Markets and some Wegmans, and can be shipped nationwide via online ordering. Online orders are shipped unfoamed in post-consumer recycled PET which is 100% curbside recyclable.
ABOUT ATLANTIC SEA FARMS
Based in Biddeford, Maine, Atlantic Sea Farms is a market-leading, impact-focused, women-led company offering award-winning, nutrient-dense, sustainably farmed fresh, dried and fermented kelp products. regenerative, while actively mitigating the effects of climate change, boosting Maine’s coastal economies, and preserving vital local waterfront working communities.
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