A new wave of plant-based cuisine made from sustainably harvested ocean seagreens.

Introducing: Kelp Jerky

A delicious, nutrient dense, high-protein vegan snack made with locally and sustainably harvested kelp, top quality shiitake mushrooms, and superfoods.

Kelp Jerky is 100% plant-based, vegan, non-GMO, keto-friendly, and free of dairy, eggs, soy, corn, nuts, gluten, and cruelty.


I was prepared to come up with a nice response after eating this, but actually, it’s really rather delightful. It’s incredibly delicious. Well done.

Sir Richard Branson

I tried Akua Kelp Jerky and, no joke—I was actually floored… ...This kelp jerky has a tender, yet totally substantial, texture.

Modern Farmer

It’s really exciting how simple and natural the ingredients are in Kelp Jerky. It’s also soy free, dairy free and non-GMO. Clean and sustainable eating can benefit our bodies in so many ways imaginable. This snack is made for everyone to enjoy, not just for vegans and/or vegetarians.

Sustain the Mag

We aim to change your perception of sustainable seafood by working with the seagreens that grow just beyond the shoreline of every coast in the world.


What’s kelp?

Kelp is one of the most abundant seagreens on the planet. It's full of vitamins and minerals like Vitamin A, Vitamin E, Thiamine (B1), Riboflavin (B2), Iron, Iodine, Calcium, Potassium, Magnesium, and Zinc.


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