Ocean Approved raises $2M on plans to reinvent seaweed for a retail consumer

January 22, 2019

Ocean Approved’s equity raise was made on a pitch to create what essentially equates to a new consumer packaged good product category—fresh, frozen kelp.

(Reprint from Maine Startups Insider 1/19/2019) – Ocean Approved, a Saco-based company that has for several years farmed, processed and sold kelp to restaurants and wholesale distributors, has raised $2 million on plans to scale up and enter the retail market with a new line of kelp products. Read more here.