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DIC Corp Pumps $13m into Spirulina-Derived Natural Blue Colour Extraction Facility in California

DIC Corporation is investing $13m into expanding production capacity of Linablue, a natural blue colour obtained from Spirulina in California. The algae is being grown by Earthrise Nutritionals. The move follows an initial investment of $10m made in November 2013, with new facilities scheduled to come online in 2018. More

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[ More ] November 29th, 2016 | No Comments | Posted in Algae Non fuel products, Algae Pigments, nutraceuticals |

Cellana, Piveg Announce Algae Production Partnership

Algae firms Piveg and Cellana have announced that they signed a letter of intent for joint production and commercialization of products from algae biomass including omega-3 oils. Under the new agreement for joint development and commercialization, Cellana will supply Piveg with algae material from its Kona, Hawaii facility, which Piveg will use in its existing […]

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[ More ] November 29th, 2016 | No Comments | Posted in Algae Non fuel products, Omega 3 Fatty Acids |

Bioplastics Market & Strategy Consulting – from Bioplastics Guide

EAI had been studying the bioplastics industry for the past few years and in the recent past we had the opportunity to look at the sector, in India and worldwide at close quarters. Based on these, we have put together an exclusive team to provide strategic and market consulting for the global bioplastics industry. If […]

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[ More ] November 29th, 2016 | No Comments | Posted in algae chemicals, Algae Non fuel products, Algae Polymers |

Overview of Bioplastics – Classifications, Uses, Feedstock, End of Life Options – Bioplastics Guide

The Bioplastics Guide, which was started by EAI as a specialized division to provide strategy and market consulting for the bioplastics and biopolymers segments, has a useful section that provides an overview of bioplastics. The following are the main topics discussed in this section: Bioplastics and its classification Feedstock used to make Bioplastics Biodegradable plastics […]

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[ More ] November 29th, 2016 | No Comments | Posted in algae chemicals, Algae Non fuel products, Algae Polymers |

Bioplastics Uses and Applications – Current, Emerging Markets – Bioplastics Guide

The Bioplastics Guide, an initiative by EAI, is a focussed consulting and market research division for the global bioplastics and biopolymers sectors. The Guide has an interesting section that provides an overview of the end use segments and applications for bioplastics. Get to know more about the current and emerging end use segments for bioplastics […]

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[ More ] November 29th, 2016 | No Comments | Posted in renewable chemicals |

Allmicroalgae Prepares for Large Scale Production of Algae-Based Omega-3

Allmicroalgae Natural Products S.A., has decided to enter the algae Omega-3 market through large scale production of Nannochloropsis oceanica. Currently, they’re working with strategic partners within the supplement industry to test Nannochloropsis. In addition to continuing production of phototrophically grown Chlorella and the omega-3 opportunity, another focus area is to finalise the development of microalgae […]

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Increased Carbon Capture Capacity of Alkaline Microalgae

Highly alkaline solutions (pH ≥ 10) absorb CO2 rapidly from atmosphere. Hence, alkaliphilic microalgal strains, which thrive and grow in alkaline media, constitute an efficient means of atmospheric CO2 capture. In this study, scientists from Toledo performed an experiment where effect of increasing the media alkalinity on algal growth and the resulting improvement in CO2 […]

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Production Expansion for Linablue Spirulina Based Coloring

DIC Corporation have announced that it will expand the production capacity of its California-based subsidiary Earthrise Nutritionals, LLC for Linablue, a natural blue food coloring derived from edible algae Spirulina. Investment in this project, estimated at approximately US$13 million, follows the investment of around US$10 million in November 2013 for its first expansion. The planned […]

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[ More ] November 16th, 2016 | No Comments | Posted in Algae for food, Algae Non fuel products |

Canada Showcases New Algae Biorefinery to Reduce CO2 Emissions

The government of Canada is supporting clean energy research, development and technology demonstration at all stages of the innovation spectrum, from high-risk, early-stage research that can deliver transformative energy solutions, to later-stage technology demonstrations to help speed the commercialization and adoption of cleaner energy technologies. Canada’s first algal biorefinery demonstration project, a collaborative research effort […]

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[ More ] November 8th, 2016 | No Comments | Posted in Algae-Carbon-Capture, Algae-CO2-Capture |

CMFRI Transfers Seaweed Farming Technology to Andamans

Seaweed farming industry is set to get a major boost with the Central Marine Fisheries Research Institute (CMFRI) transferring its technology of seaweed cultivation to the Andaman administration. A feasibility study conducted in the seawater inundated areas in south Andaman by a team of CMFRI scientists that these regions are highly prospective for the seaweed […]

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[ More ] November 1st, 2016 | No Comments | Posted in Algae, Seaweed |

New Discovery Offers Potential for Algae Biofuel Production

Scientists from US have discovered a way to make algae better oil producers without sacrificing growth. They identified a mutation in the green alga Chlamydomonas which substantially removes a constraint that is widely observed in micro-algae where the highest yields of oil can only be obtained from starving cultures. They found that there was a […]

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Algae.Tec Launches Innovative Algae-Based Products

Algae.Tec Ltd has launched its Alganics range of products at the Supply Side West 2016 show in Las Vegas, considered the world’s leading nutraceutical ingredient and solutions tradeshow. The launch of the Alganics range of products was in conjunction with the company’s major customer, Gencor Pacific, a health supplements and nutraceutical company. Recently, Algae.Tec signed […]

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[ More ] October 25th, 2016 | No Comments | Posted in Algae Non fuel products |

Genetic Modification Gives Major Boost to Algal Hydrogen Production

Researchers at Tel Aviv University (TAU) have performed an experiment to modify algae so that it can be used to mass-produce hydrogen on an industrial scale. Although algae can produce hydrogen using photosynthesis, it was believed that this only occurred for a few minutes at dawn, resulting in limited amounts of the gas. But tests […]

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[ More ] October 25th, 2016 | No Comments | Posted in Algae-Hydrogen |

Skretting Gets Behind Algal Oil Breakthrough from Evonik and DSM

Skretting, Nutreco’s fish feed division, has told that a breakthrough in R&D development by Evonik and DSM has opened a path to provide feed formulations containing EPA and DHA from algal oil as and when the industry requires them. As global supplies of fish oil remain static or decline and demand for aqua feed grows […]

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Study on Astaxanthin Market

In the recent years, there has been a shift of trend towards use of natural ingredients in various forms of food nutrients in cosmetics and nutraceutical industry. Growing demand for cosmetics and personal care products is expected to increase the consumption of astaxanthin, thus driving the global astaxanthin market over the forecast period. Increasing demand […]

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[ More ] October 12th, 2016 | No Comments | Posted in Algae Non fuel products |

Study on Spirulina Extracts Market

Spirulina extract market is expected to grow with a single digit CAGR over the forecast period. Europe is expected to dominate the spirulina extracts market in next four to five years, followed by North America. Various regions including Asia Pacific and North America are preferring natural products such as spirulina extracts which is expected to […]

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[ More ] October 12th, 2016 | No Comments | Posted in Algae Non fuel products |

Comparison of Forward Osmosis & Microfiltration for Algae based Wastewater Treatment

Scientists from Singapore performed an experiment where a microfiltration-based membrane photobioreactor (MPBR) and forward osmosis-based osmotic membrane photobioreactor (OMPBR) was operated with Chlorella vulgaris for continuous tertiary wastewater treatment. Results indicated that the integration of membrane filtration with photobioreactors is promising in microalgae-based tertiary wastewater treatment. More

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[ More ] October 5th, 2016 | No Comments | Posted in Algae Waste Water Treatment |

Concentration of C-Phycocyanin from Spirulina platensis Using Forward Osmosis Membrane Process

Scientists performed an experiment where the concentration of a natural colorant called C-Phycocyanin (C-PC) extract from a Cyanobacteria Spirulina platensis was explored by forward osmosis process. The effect of various parameters such as change in Feed and Osmotic Agent (OA) flow rate (25–125 mL/min), OA concentration (1–6 M NaCl) was studied during the concentration of […]

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[ More ] October 5th, 2016 | No Comments | Posted in Algae for food, Algae Non fuel products |

Carbon Dioxide Sequestration from Biogas Production by Microalgae Chlorella sp.

Researchers performed an experiment to analyse the efficiency of Chlorella sp. in carbon capture from the biogas produced. In the biological CO2 capturing process, biogas was pumped to the water recycling culturing medium, only CO2, not CH4, could get dissolved efficiently with the sprayer and recycling medium system. Results showed that the microorganisms could resist […]

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[ More ] September 28th, 2016 | No Comments | Posted in Algae-Carbon-Capture, Algae-CO2-Capture |

Optimisation of Membrane Photobioreactors (MPBRs) For Enhanced Biomass Productivity and Effective Wastewater Treatment

Scientists performed an experiment to examine the biomass growth and nutrient removal in MPBRs operated at different hydraulic retention times (HRTs) of 1 and 4 days. Chlorella vulgaris was used as the inoculant. Results showed that membrane photobioreactors have the potential to operate at shorter HRTs (1 day) as compared to PBRs (2 – 5 […]

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[ More ] September 28th, 2016 | No Comments | Posted in Algae Waste Water Treatment |

Chinese Group Visits Meridian to Learn Algae Products Production by Algix

A delegation from China is in Meridian to understand the production of biodegradable products from algae by Algix. Algae is taken out from waterways, dried and milled in a milling machine. Through the patented process, the algae powder is taken and turned into master batch plastic pellet. Algix selected Meridian for its proximity to the […]

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[ More ] September 28th, 2016 | No Comments | Posted in Algae Non fuel products |

Feasibility Study on Carbon Sequestration Using Algae

Researchers from Tamil Nadu performed an experiment to test the ability of Chlorella vulgaris to fix carbon. They performed the experiment by setting up a lab scale photo-bioreactor and artificial supply of CO2 was given. Optimum environmental conditions like light intensity, pH, Temperature, nutrients, concentration were followed. Results showed that maintaining a constant pH within […]

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[ More ] September 21st, 2016 | No Comments | Posted in Algae-Carbon-Capture, Algae-CO2-Capture |

Innovative Algal-bacterial Processes for Wastewater Treatment

To overcome the limitations of conventional techniques used for waste water treatment, scientists from Spain performed an experiment where an interaction process microalgae-bacteria appeared as a sustainable and respectful option with the environment. These processes are based on oxidation of organic matter from wastewater by heterotrophic bacteria. These oxidation products are assimilated by microalgae during […]

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[ More ] September 21st, 2016 | No Comments | Posted in Algae Waste Water Treatment |

Danish Brown Algae Helps Prolong Shelf Life and Improve Taste

Danish bladderwrack seaweed contains antioxidants which could prevent fatty acids from becoming rancid in food products. However, more research is needed into antioxidant structure and mode of action before bladderwrack seaweed is ready for commercial use. Source

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[ More ] September 15th, 2016 | No Comments | Posted in algae chemicals |

New Strain of Algae Produces Five Times More Hydrogen Fuel

Scientists at Tel Aviv University has developed a new strain of super algae that emits five times more hydrogen than normal. The development could have huge implications for the shift to clean energy, as automotive giants like Hyundai and Toyota release hydrogen-powered vehicles. Algae creates hydrogen with the assistance of the enzyme hydrogenase, which is […]

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[ More ] September 15th, 2016 | No Comments | Posted in Algae-Fuel, Algae-Fuel-Research, Hydrogen, Research |

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