Rich in minerals and nutrients, kelp has been eaten for centuries, and today it is considered a healthy supplement to food. A number of New Zealand companies have begun making a range of edible and non-edible products that contain kelp (usually giant kelp). Shown here are soaps, some dried flakes known as kelp pepper and used as a condiment, and supplements (foreground).
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Te Ara - The Encyclopedia of New Zealand
Photograph by Melanie Lovell-Smith
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