Chile's agar-agar algae is under threat

Nov 18, 2016

Chile's agar-agar algae is under threat

Farmers in southern Chile still remember when they could make a living just by picking up seaweed on the beach. Not just any seaweed, but the red algae used to make agar-agar — a jelly-like substance used in a plethora of products, including ice ...

Dec 9, 2015

Japan to expand import quota for South Korean nori

Japan will more than double its quota for imports of South Korean nori to 2.7 billion sheets, the Fisheries Agency said Wednesday. The increase will take place in stages by fiscal 2025. It is the result of an agreement reached with the South Korean ...

Nori

| Feb 19, 2013

Nori

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Dear Alice, I was out for a walk with my camera the other day and came across a puzzling scene. I saw people putting what I thought were squares of dark paper onto easels in the sun, as if to dry. But when I ...