Ocean Spray Cranberries Inc. is collaborating with Atlantic Sea Farms, a women-run regenerative kelp aquaculture company based in Maine.
Ocean Spray Cranberries Inc. (Lakeville-Middleboro, MA) is collaborating with Atlantic Sea Farms, a women-run regenerative kelp aquaculture company based in Maine. As part of the collaboration, Atlantic Sea Farms will use Ocean Spray ingredients in its Cranberry Kelp Cubes, which are composed of Kelp puree, cranberry puree, and cranberry seeds. The use of cranberry seeds in the cubes furthers upcycled ingredient product innovation.
“Through this ingredients collaboration with Atlantic Sea Farms for use of Cranberry Kelp Cubes, Ocean Spray is able to align itself with a company that is living at the forefront of sustainability and innovation, prioritizing family-farmed products and innovation all while expanding opportunities for Maine’s fishing communities,” said Katy Galle, senior vice president of Research, Development & Sustainability at Ocean Spray Cranberries, Inc., in a press release. “We are excited to bring attention to the significance of regenerative farming, mutually believing good food should do good, and we are dedicated to increasing transparency and sustainability within the food system while creating ‘craveable’ and innovative products.”
“We work with Maine fishermen to grow kelp in their offseason as a climate change adaption and mitigation strategy. By making tasty, healthy, easy-to-use fresh kelp products, we are helping to create a new and climate-friendly industry in the US,” said Briana Warner, president and CEO of Atlantic Sea Farms. “We are proud to partner with Ocean Spray – a company that also puts their community of family farms, and the health and wellness of their customers and the planet, first.”