Wakame Seaweed (Raw, Gluten Free)

Sale price$11.40 NZD

Wakame seaweed, also known as Undaria is a popular edible seaweed, commonly added to delicious, hearty soups. It has a unique, subtle flavour and is silken to touch when moist. If you are vegetarian or vegan, this is one sea vegetable you will grow to love as a source of wonderful array of micronutrients, minerals and trace elements most land vegetables would find hard to match! It's gluten free and offers excellent iodine.

Each serving offers an excellent source of Iodine and source of Magnesium. Discover more about the wonderful health benefits Wakame offers.

Here are at least 7 easy ways to add Wakame to everyday cooking.

We offer wild and farmed options:

  • Wild Wakame leaves*:  20g and 80g box (NZ harvested)
  • Wild Wakame flakes**: 30g jar, 90g refill box (NZ harvested)
  • Farmed Wakame fronds: 40g, 200g box. (blanched and pre-cut into smaller pieces)

*discover more about the white powder you may notice on Wild wakame leaves.

** awarded a silver medal in the Outstanding NZ Food Producer Awards 2023

Format: Wild Wakame Leaves
Size: 20g

Wakame - wild vs farmed

Our wild wakame seaweed is harvested, air dried and a raw, full leaf. The farmed wakame is blanched and chopped. The colour is darker and pieces smaller.

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Wild Wakame

Pacific Harvest wakame farmed frond dry

Farmed Wakame


Wakame - dry vs rehydrated

Wakame changes colour and expands when rehydrated.

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Wild Wakame Dry

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Wild Wakame Rehydrated


Wakame offers extensive minerals and nutrients. Read about the health benefits it offers here

Scroll up to see how Wakame changes when rehydrated and the difference between wild and farmed wakame.

Ingredients:Wakame (Undaria sp.) dried sea vegetable 100%.

Country of origin:

  • Wild Wakame: Product of New Zealand.
  • Farmed Wakame: Product of China. Tested and packed in New Zealand.

Storage: Wakame is light sensitive and may lighten in colour if exposed to sunlight for extended periods of time.  Store in a cool, dry place away from direct sunlight.  Seaweeds are hygroscopic, meaning they absorb moisture from the air, so seal securely once opened.

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Customer Reviews

Based on 21 reviews

Great product as described

Sue McLeely

Great product, just what I wanted.

liz bodey
great seaweed

am enjoying this wakame - nutrient rich and new to our diet. a great find.

Florina Dutt

Very good quality, but slightly expensive for International orders

Thanks Florina. Appreciate your support across the miles! Just a note - we just pass on the shipping costs where relevant (ie we don't make a mark up on shipping:) ) Thanks.


Great health benefits thanks

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Company benefits

How our seaweeds are harvested

We only work with ethically minded harvesers who either farm seaweed sustainably, or employ regenerative harvesting practices

100% recyclable or reusable packaging

Reuse, or recyle through your local recycling schemes

We're on a mission to reduce overall packaging ~ read more here.

Reduced plastic

Seaweed is challenging to pack as it absorbs moisture. We've removed unnecessary
plastic zippers and our journey continues.

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