Analysis for agricultural & animal grade

Food Laboratories (Aust.)Pty Ltd Bull kelp Analysis

Item of analysis ….. g/1000g – 18 Mesh size.
Moisture 72
Protein (Nx6.25) 56
Fat Less than 1
Ash 202
Carbohydrate 662
Sodium 42
Potassium 12
Calcium 1.5
Phosphorus 1.2
Magnesium 1.2
Iron 0.005
Zinc 0.004
Copper Less than 0.001
Manganese Less than 0.001
Alginates 450

In the above analysis, the alginates are 450 (45%). The alginates are a subset of the carbohydrates (that is included, but a separate part of).

Approximate Iodine content is 0.5 grams per kilogram.  This make up would vary on the age and condition of the individual kelp plants and was from a composite sample analysis ten years ago.

Analysis for human consumption kelp meal

Hi-Grade Seaweed Meal
The dried kelp (Durvillea potato rum); comes from the West Coast of Tasmania where this unique species of Bull Kelp thrives in the mixing zone of nutrients welling up from the depths of the Great Southern Ocean. Due to cold sea temperatures, it has the highest alginic acid content and natural growth stimulants vitamins and minerals of any brown kelp in the world.

Copper 7mg/kg Riboflavin 2.8mg/kg Alginates 700g/kg
Cobalt 14mb/kg Niacin 24.0mg/kg Crude Fat 26g/kg
Zinc 35mg/kg Choline 295mg/kg Crude protein 50g/kg
Iodine 0.5g/kg Carotene 48mg/kg Crude Fibre 70g/kg
Iron 0.10g/kg Pantonene 10g/kg
Phosphorus 1.8g/kg Vitamin A 175I.U/kg
Potassium 15.0g/kg Vitamin B 250micro/g/k
Magnesium 14.0g/kg Vitamin E 7.4mg/kg

Contains an additional 40 trace elements to those listed