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Coast magazine's Coast Character' featuring Atlantic Kitchen seaweed August 2014

Atlantic Kitchen is Coast magazine’s ‘Coast character’

28 August 2014

Profile of Atlantic Kitchen founder Dawn Hourigan in Coast magazine on how and why she set up her seaweed company. By Richard Mellor. For more on Dawn see her profile here:

Dawn Hourigan on how her company Atlantic Kitchen, which imports wild seaweed, is the result of an Irish coastal childhood.
“While I was growing up in rural County Cork, my dad would take me down to Man o’ War cove, a short crescent of dark sand below sea cliffs, to collect mussels and seaweed. then he’d make his famous seafood chowder.
That regular childhood exposure to seaweed is what indirectly let me to found Atlantic Kitchen, in late 2012. Based in London, we import organic-certified seaweed – chiefly from western Ireland – for both consumers and chefs like Yotam Ottolenghi. Seaweed is delicious, as well as sustainable and healthy, but it’s not a familiar food for most people.

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