Seaweed is on the SterlingRice Group list of 10 hot dining trends for 2014 and retail sales are hot too

Seaweed is on the Sterling-Rice Group list of 10 hot dining trends for 2014, and retail sales are hot, too.

Surfing a New Wave for Seaweed

At the busy intersection of trends toward foodie culture, sustainability, healthy foods and salty snacks, seaweed isn’t just for sushi anymore.

The product, most often Asian-grown versions known as nori and kelp, is seeing new interest in a variety of forms including the familiar sheets, crumbles used as a snack, topping, spices, spreads or flavoring, and even tortilla-style chips. A reputation as a “superfood” with appeal to the health-conscious, and a developing taste amon

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