The Seaweed Health Foundation is an independent not-for-profit organisation.
Through cooperation, research and information, we are increasing awareness and understanding of human food quality seaweed for food, health and body care.
We are owned by our members on an equal basis and work together to achieve our aim as a platform to represent the entire seaweed supply chain.
Founded in 2010 by Seagreens® the Foundation has grown to include our academic research partners, seaweed harvesters, processors, nutritionists, manufacturers, distributors, retailers and consumers with a special interest in these remarkable sea vegetables.
We work with our members to provide research, consultancy and education and training, working within the key themes of text etext
The Seaweed Health Foundation is headed by Dr Craig Rose, as Executive Director.
Craig's background is with marine science. He has established and run marine related businesses, and been involved in marine research for the past 10 years. He has managed multi-million pound marine development projects, including a £3.7million algal biofuel project. He is a guest lecturer at Newcastle University, within the School of Marine Science and technology.
The Seaweed health Foundation has an expert advisory group consisting of:
We lead the market with commercially focussed and independent research and information on the benefits of seaweeds in addressing market place health concerns, regulatory requirements and realising opportunities.
News & Events
BBC Radio 4 Food Programme: Seaweed, a forgotten food?
Sunday 6th May at 12.30, the Foundation is interviewed as part of this excellent programme...
Foundation's First Annual Conference 2012
The Foundation first Annual Members Conference at the Natural History Museum on April 3rd 2012
Seaweed listed as one of ten "life-changing ideas"
Seaweed as an alternative to salt - Ten life-changing ideas under research at UK universities and being delivered by our members