Flaked Nori (0.5 oz.)

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Flaked mix of our Wild Nori (Porphyra porforata). Of the sea vegetables, it is the highest in protein, iron and vitamin B-12 and grows in the pristine waters of the Pacific, off the coast of Mendocino.

We harvest Porphyra by gently tearing it off below the holdfast. We ocean-rinse our Nori to rid it of sand and ocean fauna and then take it inland to sun-dry. Wild Nori grows primarily atop rock beds that dot the sandy shoreline. The greenish-purple nori lends a wooly mammoth appearance to the wet rocks but dries to a crisp dark brown lacquer-like malting in the ebb tide sunlight. The stipeless blades are only a single cell thick and attach themselves to the rocks by a tiny discoid holdfast.

This delicate perennial is a also rich source of vitamin C and contains up to 25% protein by weight. Nori also adds vitamin B12, carbohydrates and trace minerals to your diet. It is a cherished favorite among traditional cultures the world over.

Care: To preserve seaweed for a year or more, store in a sealed container.


wild nori (porphyra porforata)


For the past quarter century, we have been harvesting sea vegetables by hand from the Mendocino Coast in an ecologically sound and sustainable way. We sun-dry this superfood seaweed in order to preserve all of its nutrients.
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