The drive and focus of Hortimare is to supply the right varieties, in the right amounts, quality and performance to be able to build a healthy business case for seaweed farming.
Breeding programs are time consuming and labor intensive, but the proven way forward to build a healthy industry. It is in our DNA to always look for the best performers.
To make breeding programs effective and efficient, close collaboration with farmers and end users is essential to breed for the right characteristics.
The species that are involved in the research program are brown, red and green macroalgae.