The first three of the above are the main components of the harvest. The seaweeds eaten in large quantities in China, the Republic of Korea and Japan nori, kombu nad wakame are all in a state of full supply, if not oversupply, in those countries. Brown seaweeds also contain iodine, which is lacking in nori and other red seaweeds. The remaining plants on the rope have plenty of space and continue to grow. However, some developing countries are still catching up and suffering from the effects of low iodine intake. Laverbread mostly Porphyra dioica is picked on the coast of Wales from intertidal rocks and is known in Welsh as ' bara lawr '. Wakame is a common addition to salads, sunomono vinegar-pickled vegetablesand miso soup.
Japanese Seaweed: A Guide to Japan's Diverse Sea Vegetables
In other projects Wikimedia Commons. Seeding ropes are attached to the main cultivation rope Figure 58which is kept at a depth of m using flotation buoys along the rope and anchoring it to the seabed at each end - as described previously for Undaria. It is classified among the red algae, which have red to purple pigments. Is there a market in developed countries for such a "natural" and "organically grown" additive to the normal diet? After boiling, the seaweed is steamed for hours to remove the phlorotannins.