CHRISTMAS OFFER Subscribe to Sussex Life today CLICK HERE

Innovative organic seaweed products in Sussex

PUBLISHED: 11:12 05 June 2017 | UPDATED: 11:12 05 June 2017


Based in Hove, Purple Pod is one of Sussex’s newest food companies - with delights from land and sea

Owner Amanda McCarthy is producing an innovative array of organic seaweed products, along with infused oils and sauces.

Seaweed products

• Organic bladder wrack infused olive oils, great to drizzle, dip and cook with

• Organic seaweed butter - top chef’s are creating exciting recipes using seaweed butter

• Organic mixed dried seaweed packs - a super way of adding instant health to your food

Seaweed is renowned for it’s health benefits including: Vitamin A, B, C, D, E, K, B12, trace minerals, amino acids, iodine, calcium, magnesium.

All sourced from Ireland’s Wild Atlantic.

Amanda also produces garlic and chilli infused oils. These are bursting with flavours, turning everyday foods into tastier, mouth watering meals.

Her sauces are all handmade using fresh ingredients often from local traders) with no artificial additives, preservatives or colourings.

Purple Pod’s Amanda’s huge appreciation of good, wholesome and nutritious food not only comes from her extensive world travels and experiences, but from her strong family background which is steeped in generations of farming and fishing.

All products can be purchased online

You can also find Purple Pod at local Farmer’s and Artisan markets, and various farm/health shops:

• Shoreham by Sea

• Steyning

• Lancing

• Venn St. Clapham, London

• Horsham

• Chichester


Welcome , please leave your message below.

Optional - JPG files only
Optional - MP3 files only
Optional - 3GP, AVI, MOV, MPG or WMV files

Please log in to leave a comment and share your views with other Sussex Life visitors.

We enable people to post comments with the aim of encouraging open debate.

Only people who register and sign up to our terms and conditions can post comments. These terms and conditions explain our house rules and legal guidelines.

Comments are not edited by Sussex Life staff prior to publication but may be automatically filtered.

If you have a complaint about a comment please contact us by clicking on the Report This Comment button next to the comment.

Not a member yet?

Register to create your own unique Sussex Life account for free.

Signing up is free, quick and easy and offers you the chance to add comments, personalise the site with local information picked just for you, and more.

Sign up now

More from Food & Drink

Brighton’s The Chilli Pickle is celebrating its tenth anniversary. Co-founder Alun Sperring talks about his passions

Read more

The 2018 Celebration of Sussex Life Awards are fast approaching, with the ceremony taking place at The Grand Hotel, Brighton on 25 October. We’re delighted to announce our finalists…

Read more

Whether you’re looking for fine dining, pub food, a romantic meal for 2 or a taste of something from further afield, eating out in Sussex really has something for everyone. Here’s our guide to the best local restaurants and pubs

Read more

Cuckfield’s Ockenden Manor offers a spectacular panorama while you eat

Read more

Laura Paton has found a great restaurant off the beaten track in Sidlesham – but keep it under your hat

Read more

Treat yourself, family and friends to lunch and afternoon tea with a visit to one of these fantastic Sussex tea rooms

Read more

There are some fantastic restaurants and cafés in Eastbourne serving up delectable food and catering for all tastes. We round up some of the best…

Read more

The market own of Horsham is home to some delightful restaurants and pubs. We round up some of the best

Read more

Newsletter Sign Up

Sign up to the following newsletters:

Sign up to receive our regular email newsletter

Our Privacy Policy

Topics of Interest

Food and Drink Directory

Subscribe or buy a mag today

subscription ad

Local Business Directory

Property Search