About Us

Who We Are?

Marinalg International is a global organization supporting the interests of seaweed farmers, consumers and the hydrocolloids industry.  Marinalg’s primary communication efforts include the delivery of sound science and technical expertise related to the safety and efficacy in the production and use of hydrocolloids from seaweed farms to family tables. Marinalg represents the regulatory interests of the seaweed-processing industry before various international bodies such as Codex Alimentarius, and national regulatory authorities including the European Food Safety Authority, the U.S Food and Drug Administration and the U.S. Department of Agriculture.

Our Goal

Marinalg’s goal is to promote the safe use of seaweed-derived hydrocolloids in foods, pharmaceuticals, cosmetics and other applications while stewarding sustainable ocean farming methods in developing economies around the globe.


Marinalg’s membership includes a wide range of seaweed-derived hydrocolloid processing companies from around the world. Marinalg members work together to ensure that the industry maintains the highest standards of production for quality hydrocolloids.