Sugar tongs is a brown algae that develops a long wavy leaf plate of 2-3 meters. It has got its name because it contains the sugar mannitol and is really a sweet greeting from the sea. Sugar tongs is used as food in many countries, including Denmark. You can make chips from the pliers and it is purchased in many varieties in health food stores.
Did you know that:
The sugar mannitol is tolerated by diabetes patients.