Boston, Massachusetts-based North Coast Seafoods is incorporating sustainable ocean-grown kelp into its branded and private labeled products sold at leading retailers and restaurants across the U.S., as well as online.
Kelp is a sustainable, hyper-efficient, regenerative, zero-input aquaculture product that requires no fertilizer, pesticides, feeds, soil or freshwater to grow. In addition, kelp farms fight climate change by mitigating the effects of ocean acidification. North Coast Seafoods partners with Atlantic Sea Farms to procure its kelp and support the company in surpassing its 2021 milestone of 107,000 pounds of carbon removed from Maine’s waters.
“At North Coast, we are focused on seafood sustainability, which is a story of continuous improvement, rather than a final destination to be reached. Moreover, as part of the global seafood and ocean-friendly community, we are always looking for new ways to make further improvements to our overall impact,” said Rich Polins, principal at North Coast Seafoods.
“By incorporating kelp into our products and educating consumers on its many health, community and environmental benefits, North Coast is helping to reduce our carbon footprint while providing delicious, nutritious and convenient food solutions for generations to come.”
Kelp contains micronutrients, antioxidants, vitamins and minerals like iodine, magnesium, folate, potassium, vitamin A, and Vitamin B12. Kelp also has the highest concentration of calcium of any food, with more per ounce than milk.
North Coast Seafoods is a third generation, family-owned American company. The company commits to supplying customers with sustainable seafood.
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