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About Us

Saline Seed is a company dedicated to the development of halophyte agriculture (High salinity tolerant plants). Founded in 1997 by Jose Ramon Noriega and Dan Murphy, Saline Seed was the pioneer of salicornia production around the world. Salicornia production continues today , improving the standards of quaity and developing new sub products.

Thanks to the family collaboration and reasearch & development programs, Saline Seed produces Salicornia Bigelovii, one of the most palatable and high quality salicornia species in the market. This gives us the oportunity to sell a high quality product to other countries and compete worldwide.

Located in the estuary of Maneadero, Ensenada Baja California, Saline Seed is capable of producing salicornia throughout the entire year.


Generate high quality product from halophytes using seawater and high salt lands in order to create sustainable projects that mantain a biologic equilibrium with nature.


Give life and hope for all the lands in the world that has been affected by the salt intrusion.


The Salicornia, also known as Sea Asparagus, Samphire or Sea Beans, is a plant that grows on or near sea shores around the world. It posses a high tolerance to salinity, being able to grow with the use of sea water. It is mainly used to flavor foods with a herbaceous-salty taste. Containing an excellent nutritional and mineral profile with a low sodium content, it is also delicious as a stand-alone food product.

It is widely used in gourmet gastronomy to decorate dishes and added to salads in its fresh and dry state.



Salicornia has a unique flavor that allows it to fit in many different dishes that require a salty taste. Salads, decoration, stews, etc. Raw or cooked, Salicornia can add a new flavor and experience to your dishes.


Raw or cooked, Salicornia can add a new enhancement as a garnish, condiment, or as a delicious side dish or snack



  • 6lb Box (36 x 44 x 8.5 cm)

  • 9lb Box (36 x 44 x 12 cm)

Fine Powder

Used as a mineral supplement and to flavor processed foods.

Salt Shaker Grade

Grain size is comparable with common salt and can be use as a salt substitute. Ideal for adding before, during, and after your food is cooked to enhance flavor.


Contact Us

Saline Seed S.P.R. de R.L.

Mario Sanchez: (928) 941-1840

Robin Lavengood: (714) 337-4223

Office hours:

Monday to Friday. 7 AM to 3 PM

Saturday: 8 AM to 1 PM - Sunday: CLOSED




P.O. BOX 4078

Yuma Arizona 85364

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