Wild Irish Sea Veg was established in 2009 By Gerard & Eileen Talty. Very much a Family company daughters Orla, Emma, Allisha and son Evan are always on hand to help the harvest. Their 4 Grandchildren Ellie, Kayla, Lexi & Cody are never far from the action either! Seaweed Harvesting has long been a family tradition with Michael Snr A.K.A Granda Mickey being a purchaser for Irish Marine products from 1960’s – 1980’s. In 2009 the Talty Family with just two products in their local shop Carrageen and Dillisk, They now have over 23 products spread across 3 ranges; Edible, Skincare & Pet & Land care.
All seaweed is sourced from Organically trained harvesters using sustainable harvesting methods.
Current packaging for products is 70% biodegradable cardboard, and 30% non biodegradable plastic. Wild Irish Seaweeds have set a target to move to 100% biodegradable packaging within the next 5 years by identifying and working with packaging designers.
Wild Irish Seaweeds will provide health and nutrition information on our website, setting out the health benefits of seaweeds and providing recipes for the use of seaweed.