Discover some fun facts about food from the ocean!
There is a growing interest in food quality and where our food comes from. Did you expect that over 50% of seafood is farmed?
The coloured pigments that make a green seaweed green, are linked to nitrogen! Most of the nitrogen in living organisms is located in the amino acids, making up protein.
Sea Urchins are a popular delicacy. Did you know that when a sea urchin is reproductively mature, the shell (test) is mostly full of reproductive organs (gonads), which are an extremely tasty seafood, known as ‘uni’ in Japan?
The high content of the green pigment 'chlorophyll' in seaweed masks the orange colour of the high levels of beta-carotene!
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