“Kelp is a very limited resource. A farmer can go purchase and plow up another forty acres. We can maybe increase a forty-acre kelp bed to forty-two, but there are simply only certain places it can grow.”
Kelco lab in Serra Mesa. Chemists watch a sheet of cookies being taken out of one of the ovens. “I’m just trying to see how much seaweed to use in place of the one-half teaspoon of salt the recipe calls for."
Posted November 9, 1978
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