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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 […]

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 […]

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 |

DOE Awards $8 Million to Support Algae-Based Biofuel Development

The U.S. Department of Energy has announced the selection of three projects to receive up to $8 million, aimed at reducing the costs of producing algal biofuels and bioproducts. These projects will deliver high-impact tools and techniques for increasing the productivity of algae organisms and cultures. They will also deliver biology-focused breakthroughs while enabling accelerated […]

[ More ] July 15th, 2017 | No Comments | Posted in Algae Non fuel products, Algae-Biodiesel |

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

SCHOTT Equips Europe’s Largest Algae-based Omega-3 Production Facility with Glass Tubes

Microalgae manufacturer ecoduna has agreed to use SCHOTT’s DURAN glass tubes for its new PBR facility in Vienna, where Europe’s largest facility for omega-3 fatty acids will be setup. The company has chosen SCHOTT to deliver the tubes after an 18- month test period in its new vertical PBR plant. The facility will produce 100 […]

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 |

New Algae Farm for Goondiwindi in Australia

Woods Grain, an Australian company has secured a $579,000 grant from Palaszczuk Government to build an algae farm for livestock production. Under the project, Woods Grain will seek to establish a new algae farm in Goondiwindi and trial new technology for the extraction of omega-3 oil from the algae. This could produce a high-protein feedstock […]

Algatech Expands Into U.S.

Algatech has expanded its presence in the world with the opening of new subsidiary Algatech Inc. in New York City. The subsidiary will assist the customers in North American market, including Canada, U.S. and Mexico. With the presence of US location, the growth of Astapure brand will increase. Algatech cultivates microalgae in a patented, eco-friendly, […]

[ More ] July 1st, 2017 | No Comments | Posted in 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, […]

Algatech Opens New US Subsidiary

Algatech has opened Algatech Inc., a New York city based subsidiary to serve its customers in North America. The company’s expansion into the US will accelerate the development of growing AstaPure astaxanthin market in North America. Algatech Inc.’s responsibilities will include the US, Canada and Mexico. Gary Brenner, who was responsible for Algatech’s business development […]

Belgians Experiment with Spirulina in Greenhouses

PCG (Provincial Center for Vegetable East Vlaanderen) has started the cultivation of spirulina couple of months back. Last year, the center performed some exploratory tests to select suitable harvesting system. The pilot setup is now operational and the research is being conducted within the framework of Interreg Vlaanderen-Nederland project ‘The Blue Chain’, aimed at optimizing […]

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 |

Astaxanthin Market is expected to USD 814.1 Million by 2022

The global astaxanthin market is expected to grow at a CAGR of 8.02% to reach a value of US$ 814.1 million by 2022. The expanding end use applications of astaxanthin, rising awareness about nutraceuticals and the growing demand for antioxidants in human and animal nutrition are some of the main drivers for the growth of […]

[ More ] June 16th, 2017 | No Comments | Posted in 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 |

DSM, Evonik Select Nebraska for $200m Plant to Produce Omega-3 Oil from Algae

Evonik Industries and Royal DSM will be setting up the commercial scale US production facility for their omega-3 fatty acids from marine algae for animal feed market in Nebraska. The companies plan to invest around $200 million in this facility over the next two years. The initial annual production capacity will meet roughly 15% of […]

Sun Chlorella Moves into Irish Market with New Listing

Sun Chlorella has announced its first major foray into Irish retail market after having secured a listing with Horans Healthstores. The 14-store Horans chain will begin stocking Sun Chlorella’s granules and tablets. With this listing, Sun Chlorella is very excited and hopes to quickly expand in Ireland. More

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

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