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Algatech Offers Organic, Non-GMO Natural Astaxanthin

Algatech (Algatechnologies) Ltd. has announced  that its 100% organic Haematococcus pluvialis microalgae powder and astaxanthin oleoresin has been granted non-GMO verification by the Non-GMO Project Inc. Algatech is the first and only  astaxanthin manufacturer to have achieved this extraordinary verification. Consumers are actively seeking non-GMO products, so having the Non-GMO Project verify their line in accordance with its strict standards […]

[ More ] September 20th, 2017 | No Comments | Posted in Algae Non fuel products |

Solix Algredients Extends Its Solasta® Astaxanthin USP Quality Challenge

Solix Algredients has extended its natural astaxanthin quality challenge to help dietary supplement and nutrition product supply chain professionals make fact-based decisions. The “Solasta® Astaxanthin USP Challenge” provides finished goods product manufacturers with a science-based, objective standard for reliability and confidence, which also benefits consumer end-users. That’s because Solasta® natural astaxanthin conforms to the stringent United […]

[ More ] September 20th, 2017 | No Comments | Posted in Algae Non fuel products |

Young Danish Firm Touts High Volumes of Microalgae to Feed Giants

Young Danish firm Aliga is seeking cooperation with the major fish feed players to use its microalgae-derived products in aquafeed formulations. One big problem for feed manufacturers when it comes to microalgae-derived ingredients is finding steady and reliable supply of sufficient volumes. With their technology, they believe that sufficient volumes could be provided owing to continuous production of biomass […]

SPACE10’s Algae Dome Produces ‘the supercrop of the future’

IKEA’s external future-living lab — has erected the ‘algae dome’, a four-meter-high pavilion capable of growing what could be ‘the supercrop of the future’. Designed by architects, the food-producing structure houses a photo-bioreactor, a closed system that enables the high productivity of microalgae, microscopic algae that are typically found in freshwater and marine systems. It is imagined that in the future, different […]

SBM to sell Maxicrop seaweed fertiliser in UK

SBM Company has announced a partnership agreement with Italy-based Valagro, for the sales and marketing of the Valagro gardening product brands in Europe and the US. When the deal comes into force, French-headquartered SBM Life Science, a former Bayer Garden company, will be responsible for the sales, marketing and distribution of the MaxiCrop brand and its […]

[ More ] September 9th, 2017 | No Comments | Posted in algae fertilizer, Algae Non fuel products, Seaweed |

Algae – A Natural Alternative to Commercial Sunscreen Products

An estimated 6,000-14,000 tons of sunscreen are deposited into coral reef areas of the sea every year. The chemicals we rub onto our skin might help prevent skin cancer but we’re only just beginning to understand the environmental impact of sunscreen – and the initial assessments are not looking good. But early stage research suggests that nature […]

Edible Innovations: These Spirulina Chocolates Are Helping Reduce Malnutrition

The Algae Factory produces chocolate with spirulina, a cyanobacteria with a high content of protein, vitamins, Omega 3 and 6, and essential amino acids. Spirulina has been nominated by FAO “as a powerful tool to fight malnutrition” due to its complete nutritional profile. The company produces and sells chocolate bars with spirulina flakes inside them. They […]

[ More ] September 9th, 2017 | No Comments | Posted in Algae for food, Algae Non fuel products, Innovations |

Algal Cultivation Blooming as Production Methods look to Unleash its Power

Despite the promise algae has shown as a source of food, feed and fertilizers, technology to cultivate this group of relatively simple, plant-like organisms, to commercial levels remains off the pace. Low volume and high production costs of algae appear to restrict it to high value industries such as supplement and nutraceutical sector. With the […]

[ More ] September 8th, 2017 | No Comments | Posted in Algae Non fuel products |

Nutrient-rich Microalgae set to become cheaper

A green microalgae rich in protein, iron, vitamins and antioxidants is set to become more affordable thanks to a French start-up team. Shown to be effective in fighting malnutrition and preventing cardiovascular disease, spirulina usage has been limited due to its high production cost. However, the Spiris start-up from Université Paris-Saclay claimed to have developed […]

Maypro Partner, BioActives LLC Announces Launch of MicroActive Astaxanthin

BioActives, LLC has announced the launch of its latest ingredient MicroActive® Astaxanthin, a sustained-release advanced astaxanthin formulation shown to be 4 times more bioavailable than regular astaxanthin oil. MicroActive® Astaxanthin is a 10% concentrate and is supported by human and advanced dissolution studies. The advanced formation will uniformly deliver benefits to more consumers regardless of […]

[ More ] August 30th, 2017 | No Comments | Posted in Algae Non fuel products |

Seaweed Start-up Dives for Success as Specialty Ingredient

Seaweed start-up Dansk Tang, which uses divers to hand harvest its macroalgae from the North Sea, is making a splash in Denmark’s specialty food retail space. Dansk Tang’s range of products includes seaweed pesto and mustard, grapeseed oil with seaweed, sea salt with seaweed and whole, dried seaweed. It has recently launched a range of […]

[ More ] August 30th, 2017 | No Comments | Posted in Algae for food, Algae Non fuel products, Seaweed |

Algae.Tec Gains Traction in the North American Aquarist Market

Algae.Tec is set for significant revenue growth in the 2018 calendar year after achieving strong take-up of its FeedMe™ products in North America. The company’s FeedMe™ range of products enhances the growth, colour and overall health of aquarium fish and also improves the health and vitality of coral-living plants. Since FeedMe™ was launched in April, […]

Astaxanthin may Protect Skin Health from within

Research studies conducted by AstaReal have shown that dietary supplementation with astaxanthin may protect skin from the harmful effects of UV radiation. Data from clinical, in vitro and in vivo studies showed that astaxanthin helped protect against wrinkles and loss of skin moisture, as well as improving skin elasticity. It also inhibited the production of inflammatory […]

[ More ] August 30th, 2017 | No Comments | Posted in Algae cosmetics, Algae Non fuel products, Research |

Toxic Algal Blooms Could be Food for Useful Microalgae

Chlorella pyrenoidosa is a type of freshwater algae found around the world. It has been used in traditional Chinese medicine for a long time, and in recent times, emerged as a leading candidate for the production of biodiesels. Toxic algal blooms, can be seen covering ponds and lakes, and happens due to a rapid growth […]

[ More ] August 30th, 2017 | No Comments | Posted in Algae, Algae-Cultivation |

City Couple, IITian Son Harness Spirulina to Address Malnutrition

Though the world has recently started recognizing Spirulina, a single celled algae, as a wonder source of protein over the last few decades, the fact has been noted in Indian literature for ages, and even finds mention in books like the Charaka Samhita. Hence, a city family has taken it upon itself to try it […]

[ More ] August 19th, 2017 | No Comments | Posted in Algae for food, Algae Non fuel products |

Feeding Malnourished Children with Spirulina Algae

Spirulina is highly nutritious and contains about 50 to 70 percent proteins; it is rich in iron, amino fluids and carotenes and contains other micro-nutrients as well. In Mansa, it is being grown in ponds in the communities because of its high medicinal and nutritional value. Zambia has in the recent past been importing spirulina […]

[ More ] August 19th, 2017 | No Comments | Posted in Algae for food, Algae Non fuel products |

Corbion Bids to Buy Microalgae Company

Corbion NV has entered into a “stalking horse” stock and asset purchase agreement with TerraVia Holdings, Inc., which produces oils, specialty fats and powdered ingredients from microalgae. The acquisition of TerraVia would extend Corbion’s product portfolio into algae-based fatty acids and proteins while leveraging Corbion’s fermentation and downstream processing capabilities. More

[ More ] August 11th, 2017 | No Comments | Posted in Algae Non fuel products |

EU Project Aims to Improve Extraction and Cultivation of Microalgae

A new €5m European project aims to make it cheaper and easier to enrich food, nutraceuticals and cosmetics with microalgae. Improving extraction techniques and making cultivation of algae microorganisms cheaper are the main aims of the new research program, backed by European Commission, as part of its Horizon 2020 program. The VALUEMAG (Valuable Products from Algae […]

Bunge Seeks to Make TerraVia JV a Success Before Further Investments

Bunge, one of the world’s largest food companies, is hoping to see optimal results from the feed additives plant it holds as a joint venture with TerraVia in Brazil before making further investments in aquaculture. Bunge and TerraVia set up the plant at one of Bunge’s biggest sugar mills in Sao Paulo state and have been […]

[ More ] August 11th, 2017 | No Comments | Posted in Algae animal feed, Algae DHA, Algae Non fuel products |

Taiwan Cement Set To Prioritize Carbon Capture

Taiwan Cement Corporation has found a business potential to reduce carbon emissions with the help of microalgae. As microalgae can produce astaxanthin, a key ingredient used in medicines and high value skin care products, the company is seeking business partners to promote skincare uses for astaxanthin, instead of launching its own brand. However, the pilot […]

Researchers Create Superalgae to Protect World’s Corals from Bleaching

Researchers at the University of New South Wales, Australia, have identified genes in algae that could allow them to make genetically engineered, heat tolerant algae that can withstand higher temperatures and continue their symbiotic relationships with corals. These microalgae, called Symbiodinium, or zooxanthellae, are a genus of primary producers found in corals that are essential […]

[ More ] July 29th, 2017 | No Comments | Posted in Algae, Research, University Research |

Cross-border Collaboration on Microalgal Research

Spain and Portugal have collaborated to optimize the production and exploitation of microalgae across various sectors including aquaculture. The ALGARED+ project will be implemented by a consortium comprised of nine institutions with interests in the areas of aquaculture and biomedicine in the Algarve region in Portugal and Andalusia in Spain. The two year project, which […]

[ More ] July 29th, 2017 | No Comments | Posted in Algae, Alliances, Research, University Research |

AstaPure® Astaxanthin Approved by Anvisa Brazil

Algatechnologies has received Brazilian Health Regulatory Agency (Anvisa) approval for its natural AstaPure astaxanthin to be used as a food ingredient. The approval makes Algatechnologies, the first astaxanthin supplier to start marketing in Brazil. Brazil has the largest nutritional and supplements market in South America. According to Euromonitor, vitamins and dietary supplements recorded a sales […]

[ More ] July 29th, 2017 | No Comments | Posted in Algae for food, Algae Non fuel products, Brazil |

Technology Could Transform Microalgae into Bio-Based Chemicals to Increase Bio feedstock, Reduce Landfill Waste

Gen3Bio Inc., a US based company is working on microalgae to convert them to bio based chemicals, so that the value of bio feedstock could be maximized and landfill waste could be reduced. The company is working on a unique process, where sugars and proteins broken down during the process of biodiesel production could be […]

[ More ] July 25th, 2017 | No Comments | Posted in algae chemicals, Algae Non fuel products, Research |

Super Seaweed to have Major Impact on Scotland’s Aquaculture Industry

Researchers at the Scottish Association for Marine Science (SAMS) have discovered and established the genetic code of “tough” Porphyra umbilicalis, a red alga better known in the UK as laver. This DNA breakthrough could help breed disease resistant crop, thus boosting the aquaculture industry of Scotland. Researchers have mapped its 13,125 genes to help understand […]


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