Seaweed Harvesting

Sargassum wightii (Brown Algae)

Sargassum wightii (Brown Algae) is collected from natural beds at Ramanathapuram, by trained deep sea divers. During season we employ 40 boats and 400 people for seaweed collections. We currently collect 15,000 metric tonnes of wet weeds per year.

Seaweed Collection

Eucheuma Cottonii (Red Algae)

Eucheuma Cottonii (Red Algae) is cultivated in the sea using a raft and monoline method. Currently have over 500 rafts.

Post processing of seaweed

The seaweed is then moved to our 7 acre site in Tirupallani for post processing and then transported to our factory in Ranipet.