Boston-based Ocean Spray Cranberries Inc. has begun a collaboration with Atlantic Sea Farms, a women-run regenerative kelp aquaculture company, for ingredient use in Atlantic Sea Farms’ Cranberry Kelp Cubes.
“Through this ingredients collaboration with Atlantic Sea Farms for use of Cranberry Kelp Cubes, Ocean Spray is able to align itself with a company that is living at the forefront of sustainability and innovation, prioritizing family-farmed products and innovation all while expanding opportunities for Maine’s fishing communities,” said Katy Galle, SVP of research, development and sustainability at Ocean Spray Cranberries Inc.
“We are excited to bring attention to the significance of regenerative farming, mutually believing good food should do good, and we are dedicated to increasing transparency and sustainability within the food system while creating ‘craveable’ and innovative products.”
The sustainably grown kelp product expands Ocean Spray’s functional product and ingredients portfolio. The Cranberry Kelp Cubes offer a way to combine two powerful superfoods that come from regenerative farming practices. Ingredients in the product include Kelp puree, cranberry puree and cranberry seeds.
“We work with Maine fishermen to grow kelp in their offseason as a climate change adaption and mitigation strategy. By making tasty, healthy, easy-to-use fresh kelp products, we are helping to create a new and climate-friendly industry in the U.S. We are proud to partner with Ocean Spray – a company that also puts their community of family farms, and the health and wellness of their customers and the planet, first,” said Briana Warner, president and CEO of Atlantic Sea Farms.
Cranberry Kelp Cubes pack a nutritional punch to any recipe, and are available in all Sprouts stores at $7.49 SRP, with online availability at a retail price of $23.99.
Founded in 1930, Ocean Spray is an agricultural cooperative owned by more than 700 cranberry farmers in the U.S., Canada and Chile who have helped preserve the family farming way of life for generations. The cooperative’s cranberries are featured in more than a thousand nutritious products in over 100 countries worldwide.
For more information, visit oceanspray.com.