30 Aug 2019

Turning 'gorse of the sea' into food in Coromandel

From Checkpoint, 5:36 pm on 30 August 2019

A Coromandel company hopes to turn the 'gorse of the sea' into the country's next big export industry.

Wakame Fresh is receiving $75,000 from the government to investigate turning a type of pest seaweed into a commercial edible product for the international market.

RNZ reporter Tom Furley went out on their boat to see what it's all about.