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INNOVATIVE USE OF NORI ( SEAWEED ) IN FUNCTIONAL FOODS AND COSMETICS

@inproceedings{Ishihara2015INNOVATIVEUO,
  title={INNOVATIVE USE OF NORI ( SEAWEED ) IN FUNCTIONAL FOODS AND COSMETICS},
  author={Ken-ichi Ishihara and Yoko Sato and Chiaki Oyamada and Hiromi Kunitake and Toshihiko Muraoka},
  year={2015}
}
Purple laver (Nori, Porphyra yezoensis and ββ) is the most largely cultured seaweed in Japan. Annually, Nori is produced about 400,000 tons (wet basis) and 100 billion yen (1 billion US$) and one of the most important components of Japanese food. Nori contains many of the nutritionally functional components, such as β-carotene, porphyran and vitamin B12 etc. However, Japanese Nori culture industry is now facing problems such as down trend of average price, competition with foreign countries and… 

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