- Wakame seaweed is a very dark green-brown seaweed that is typically found around the waters of Japan. It is used in a similar way to Kombu seaweed. This wakame seaweed comes in the form of flakes that are handy to add to soups and other snacks for extra taste and nutrition. Be sure to soak them first, if you are adding them to a non-liquidy meal.
- Known in Japan as fueru wakame or 'expanding wakame', the product contains nothing but top quality wakame, which is a brown sea vegetable.
- Wakame seaweed has a similar nutritional content to Kombu, though Kombu contains more iodine and wakame contains more magnesium.