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Fermentalg Looks to DIC Deal to Accelerate Expansion

French microalgae company Fermentalg has signed an agreement with food colourings company, DIC  to target the fast-growing market for natural alternatives to artificial food colourings. The partnership will bring together Fermentalg’s microalgae strain bank and its integrated biotechnology platform with DIC’s applied research, industrial and commercial resources.  DIC and Fermentalg have also signed a three-year joint development […]

[ More ] September 20th, 2017 | No Comments | Posted in Algae for food, Algae Pigments, Alliances |

Ocean Wise Approves Two B.C. Kelp Species as Sustainable Seafood Options

Ocean Wise has given approval for two species of seaweed: giant kelp (Macrocystis pyrifera) and bull kelp (Nereocystis leutkeana), both of which are farmed along the B.C. coast. These two species of kelp can be found in everything from sushi to brownies, and they’re likely to see more of it as production continues to rise at their local […]

[ More ] September 20th, 2017 | No Comments | Posted in Algae for food, Seaweed |

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 […]

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 |

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 […]

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 |

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 |

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 […]

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 |

Cyanotech® Corporation Earns Halal Certification for BioAstin® Hawaiian Astaxanthin® Raw Material and Vegan Soft Gels

Cyanotech Corporation has announced that its bulk raw material BioAstin SCE5 and vegan BioAstin soft gels have received  halal certification from the Islamic Food and Nutrition Council of America (IFANCA).  BioAstin is derived from natural microalgae, Haematococcus pluvialis, that is cultivated, grown, and processed on the Kona coast of the Big Island of Hawaii. Source  

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

Parry Nutraceuticals Ties Up With Synthite

Parry Nutraceuticals has partnered with Synthite Industries for technology to extract phycocyanin from spirulina. Synthite Industries with a business of $300 million has a global presence in the natural colour segment and will focus on this market. Parry Nutraceuticals has planned to cater to human nutrition segment for selling of phycocyanin. More

FDA Green Lights Spirulina Extract as Egg Shell Color Additive

FDA has given approval for the use of spirulina extract as a colour additive for hard boiled shell eggs. The announcement follows a petition filed by McCormick & Company, Inc. The company intends to sell the extract as a blue powder in packets to its consumers. The powder is produced by filtered aqueous extraction of […]

Algarithm Ingredients Inc. Launches with New Algae-Derived Omega-3 Ingredients

Algarithm Ingredients Inc. has launched vegan algae based omega-3 DHA ingredients from its algae oil rich in DHA. The company is partnering with Virun Nutra BioSciences to produce retail ready algae oil powders and emulsions from algae DHA oil. The company will focus on dietary supplements market but more opportunities exist in the sports nutrition, […]

New Oil Combining Algal DHA and Organic Selenium Introduced by Metabolium

Metabolium has launched new DHA oil sourced from microalgae for the human and animal nutrition market. The new oil combines algae DHA and selenium sourced from organic sources. The new product called Olise is suitable in any product or ingredient where DHA is currently used such as infant formula, pharmaceuticals, dietary supplements, pet food and […]

Spirulina Set to Become an Affordable Superfood

Spirulina, a green microalgae superfood rich in iron, proteins, vitamins and antioxidants would soon become affordable owing to efforts taken by a startup company. The startup Spins is researching to increase the productivity of this functional food. The researchers claim that the technology developed by the team reduces production costs by decreasing water consumption and […]

[ More ] July 3rd, 2017 | No Comments | Posted in Algae for food, Algae Non fuel products |

Algalif Astaxanthin Gains Novel Food Status as Ingredient Gains Traction in Europe, North America, and Asia

Iceland based astaxanthin supplier, Algalif has announced that its proprietary astaxanthin ingredient, Astalif Astaxanthin has received Novel Food Certification from European Commission. The company had started sourcing the ingredient from Haematococcus pluvialis microalgae last year. Astalif astaxanthin has already attracted huge interest in North America and Asia. It also continues to gain footing in Europe, […]

Algae Ingredients Turn Heads in Food and Drinks

Algae ingredients are now finding their place in some of the major food products and beverages. The most notable is the use of Life’sDHA vegetarian DHA omega-3 and TerraVia’s algal protein and lipid powder. Astaxanthin is also expanding its food and drink application, confectionary products being the growing business. Astaxanthin is used in chewable confectionary […]

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

Lycored to Distribute Algatechnologies’ Astaxanthin in Beadlet Form

Lycored has partnered with Algatechnologies to market and distribute AstaPure natural astaxanthin in North America in the form of vegan beadlets. In this beadlet form, astaxanthin can be used both as a dietary supplement and added to food and beverages. The microencapsulation technology of Lycored will help in developing the astaxanthin market in North America. […]

[ More ] June 16th, 2017 | No Comments | Posted in Algae for food, Algae Non fuel products |

Algaia and AIDP Partner to Expand Alginate Offering in North America

Algaia and AIDP have partnered to expand the alginate distribution in North America.  The algae derived ingredients will expand to customers in Canada, Mexico and USA. Algaia specializes in algae based ingredients including food thickening and gelling. They utilize fresh seaweed harvested predominantly in Brittany coastal areas, and applying Green Refinery concept to meet the […]

Seaweed May Offer Promise as Novel Protein Source

Dutch researchers are highlighting the benefits of seaweed and microalgae as novel protein sources as well as a partial replacement to soy in animal feed. Seaweed as a new protein source is gaining attention in Netherlands with the Dutch government allocating €5m worth of funds to a project that is looking to exploit the nutritional […]

Seaweed Micro-Encapsulations Target Sports Nutrition and Smoothie Markets

A new micro encapsulated seaweed ingredient is to be launched by a UK based seaweed nutrition company, Seaweed & Co. The company believes that the new ingredient could open up a whole new avenue as it plans to target smoothies and sports nutrition market. The company has been selling its seaweed ingredient into the nutrition […]

[ More ] April 18th, 2017 | No Comments | Posted in Algae for food, Algae Non fuel products, Seaweed |

Seaweed Cookies and Bread to Enter South Korean Market Soon

Seaweed has been hailed as the next superfood in the Western world owing to its health benefits, but its sales has been decreasing in South Korea recently along with a decrease in consumption. To improve the seaweed industry in South Korea, National Institute of Fisheries Science, Korea has successfully developed seaweed based snacks without fishy […]

[ More ] April 18th, 2017 | No Comments | Posted in Algae for food, Algae Non fuel products, Seaweed |

ADM Introduces Onavita™ DHA Algal Oil

ADM Introduces Onavita™ DHA Algal Oil Archer Daniels Midland Company from Chicago has launched Onavita™ DHA Algal Oil, produced from a high quality reliable US algal supply. This is the newest addition to the company’s omega-3 product line. The new product can be used in a wide variety of dietary supplements and fortified food products. […]

DuPont to Buy FMC Division that Owns Rockland Seaweed Processor

DuPont has acquired FMC Corp, the owner of Rockland seaweed processor, as part of a transaction involving FMC’s Health and Nutrition business. FMC, in turn, will acquire a portion of crop protection business required to be divested by a European Commission ruling related to DuPont’s merger with Dow Chemical. Rockland seaweed processing plant produces carrageenan […]

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

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