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The Kelp Salt

Sodium substitute with pleasant ocean flavor.

About Ingredient

The Kelp Salt can reduce sodium by 50% in a given product, while enhancing a food's flavor profile. This finely milled sugar kelp powder can be used across packaged, prepared, and fresh food offerings. It infuses recipes with an ocean umami flavor profile, and provides a vibrant hue. An excellent choice for formulations looking to increase the clean label nutrition profile without sacrificing taste.

Product Information



North America


Food grade


Powder / Flour (20-80 mesh)

Recommended Use:

Sodium reduction and flavor enhancements in fresh, prepared, and packaged foods.

Nutritional Highlights
  • Low in sodium.
  • Low in calories.
  • Rich in vitamins.
  • Packed with antioxidants.
  • Promotes satiation with high fiber content.
  • Supports thyroid health with high iodine content.
  • Loaded with minerals such as iodine, calcium, and magnesium.
Product Applications
  • Broths and Dressings: Great for adding a salty and sea flavor to broths, soups, stews, and salad dressings.
  • Plant-Based Products: Reduce sodium and add flavor to plant-based burgers, sausages, tofu, burritos, and entrees (frozen lasagna, pizza, etc).  It can also be used as a binder and emulsifier.
  • Prepared Meal Delivery and Frozen Dinners: Can be used as an ingredient for fresh and frozen seafood entrees, bean entrees, ground beef entrees, and more.
Key Selling Points
  • Clean-label ingredient that enables flavor and function across many fresh, frozen, or packaged foods.
  • Small inclusion rate can deliver a high impact.
  • Trace minerals, vitamins, and iodine for functional health benefits.
  • Provides an exceptional story around improving human and planetary health as it is made with sugar kelp cultivated in the US.
Types of Businesses That Can Use It
  • CPG Companies: reduce sodium and improve clean label claims on a given SKU without changing the taste profile of your consumers’ favorite product.
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