Now here is a company we can get behind! The Dutch Weed Burger is a company in the Netherlands that serves vegetarian fast food with a twist. They infuse their creations with macro and micro algae, and their menu sounds creatively delicious.
The company manifesto reads, “Welcome to the House of Seaweed, a place where everybody prospers and everybody wins. Where we live and let live. Because our food is grown, not born. We bring the fun back in fundamentalism by serving you guilt-free pleasures. This is the new paradigm: 100% plant-based, 100% delicious. Be an agent of change and choose plants on your plate, as often as you can. For the animals. For the planet.”
Here are some of their menu options that use algae. Click the link and check it our for yourself, they look amazing.
The burger - The patty is made with royal kombu and soya chips, while the bun is loaded with the micro-alga Chlorella.
Weed Balls - A variety of mushrooms seasoned with kelp flakes, breaded and fried.
Sea nuggets - Balls of mixed beans and micro-algae, crunchy on the outside while soft inside.
Weed dog - An incredible looking hot dog enriched with kombu flakes and a green algae mustard sauce.
This is a genius business model. Fast-healthy, good for the body good for the planet while also creating unique flavors that are completely absent in the competition.