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Dried Kelp

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Dried Kelp
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Dried kelp is a food item that can be quickly eaten by the player.



Kelp can be cooked in a furnace, smoker, or campfire. Each piece of dried kelp removed from a furnace output slot gives 0.1 experience (6.4 experience per stack).

Ingredients Smelting recipe
Kelp +
Any fuel


Ingredients Crafting recipe
Dried Kelp Block




A player eating dried kelp.

To eat dried kelp, press and hold use while it is selected in the hotbar. Eating one restores 1 () hunger and 0.6 hunger saturation.

This is the only food item in the game that can be eaten very quickly by the player, considered as the quickest food in-game.

Crafting ingredient[edit]

Name Ingredients Crafting recipe
Dried Kelp Block Dried Kelp


Placing dried kelp into a composter will have a 30% chance of raising the compost level by 1.


Sound Subtitle Namespaced ID Subtitle ID Source Pitch Volume Attenuation distance
Eating entity.generic.eat subtitles.entity.generic.eat ? ? ? 16
Burp entity.player.burp subtitles.entity.player.burp ? ? ? 16


Icon Achievement In-game description Actual requirements (if different) Availability Xbox points earned Trophy type (PS)
Xbox PS Bedrock Nintendo
CastawayEat nothing but dried kelp for three in-game daysEat dried kelp once; in the following three in-game days, eat nothing but dried kelp.Xbox 360YesYesWii U20GBronze


Icon Advancement In-game description Parent Actual requirements (if different) Namespaced ID
Advancement-plain-raw.png HusbandryThe world is full of friends and foodEat anything that can be eaten.husbandry/root
Advancement-fancy-raw.png A Balanced DietEat everything that is edible, even if it's not good for youA Seedy PlaceEat each of these 38 foods. In Java Edition 1.15,‌[upcoming] consuming a honey bottle is also required for the advancement. Other foods are ignored for the advancement.husbandry/balanced_diet


Java Edition
1.1318w07aAdded dried kelp.
18w08bDried kelp can now be used to craft dried kelp blocks.
1.1419w03aPlacing dried kelp into the new composter has a 10% chance of raising the compost level by 1.
19w05aDried kelp now has a 30% chance of increasing the compost level in a composter.
Bedrock Edition
1.4.0beta dried kelp.
1.11.0beta kelp can now be used to fill up composters.
Legacy Console Edition
TU691.76Patch 38Added dried kelp.


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