Thorvin News


The Untapped Potential of Seaplants

Interview with Thorvin Founder, Bill Wolf You have had a lifelong passion for sea vegetation. Why? It all started when I was apprenticing for the late Buckminster “Bucky” Fuller, a visionary designing better ways for managing the impact of human behavior on the Earth’s resources. I discovered that the locals […]

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New Thorvin Icelandic Harvest Underway

The days are getting longer and a bit warmer in Iceland, and that signals the start of Thorvin’s new harvest season for our Icelandic Geothermal Kelp – Ascophyllum nodosum. This nutrient‐rich species of kelp is used in several of Thorvin’s products in the agricultural, pet, and nutritional markets.


Choosing Quality Kelp

Seawater contains all the essential minerals for sustaining our lives, in the same ratios as the human blood stream. Seaplants absorb nutrients from the seawater directly through their leaf‐like fronds. In contrast, land plants can only feed from the limited minerals present around their roots.

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