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US Natural Health Firm Aims to Help Potentially Reverse Alzheimer’s Progression through All-Natural Blue-Green Algae Supplement

Bri Nutrition, a Californian based natural health supplement company has launched a new product Klamath Blue-Green Algae Supplement which has the potential to combat the progression of Alzheimer’s along with other benefits for brain and nervous system. The product is 100% safe and natural and is available as high-protein, raw dietary supplement powder extract. It […]

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Pilbara Farm Harvests Test Algae Crop for Natural Medicine Market

Plankton farms in Western Australia is planning to grow 30 tonnes of algae annually in salt water ponds. Once harvested, the algae will be dried and processed into a health supplement as a powder or tablet. The company has planned its first commercial harvest in mid-2016 and is currently testing its infrastructure systems. Source

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Neiker-Tecnalia Research Centre Identifies Microalgae with Health-Giving Omega-3-Type Fatty Oil

Neiker-Tecnalia Research Centre has identified a set of microalgae species belonging to Thraustochytridos family that have high levels of lipids and DHA. The research is being funded by Department of Economic Development. The centre has developed a crop protocol suitable for the selected microalgae species which takes into consideration the influence of several factors such […]

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Bunge to Market Solazyme’s Algae Oil

Solazyme has entered into a joint venture agreement with Bunge to market its microalgae oils and butter. The companies have also agreed to expand their co-funded research programs to include products in nutrition and specialty fats. Bunge’s global food oil sales and applications team will market AlgaWise ultra omega-9 fatty acid algae oil, AlgaWise high […]

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[ More ] November 3rd, 2015 | No Comments | Posted in Algae Non fuel products, Algae Oils, Alliances |

Solix Algredients Launches Solasta™ Astaxanthin

Solix Algredients has launched its new product SolastaTM Astaxanthin to the B2B market. SolastaTM is a natural astaxanthin extract produced from the microalgae Haematococcus pluvialis. Solasta™ Astaxanthin can be used as a dietary supplement and also in personal care applications. Solasta™ is non-GMO, vegetarian and extracted in USA. The extraction process uses supercritical carbon-dioxide to […]

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Production of High Purity Phycocyanin by Spirulina platensis using LED Based Two-stage Cultivation

Scientists from Korea performed an experiment to produce high quality phycocyanin pigment from Spirulina using LED based two-stage cultivation. Initially Spirulina was cultured under a combination of red and blue LEDs to obtain fast growth rate. Later blue LEDs were used to increase the concentration and purity of phycocyanin in Spirulina. Results showed that the […]

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[ More ] October 13th, 2015 | No Comments | Posted in Algae Non fuel products, Algae Pigments, Research |

Solix Algredients Repositions as B2B Supplier of Algae-Based Nutrition Ingredients

Solix Algredients, Inc. has repositioned as a business-to-business supplier of high quality natural algae ingredients for nutrition and personal care markets. Operating under its new name, the company is leveraging its extensive algae cultivation expertise to supply ingredients for its consumers. Solix Algredients will target its portfolio of algae based products to manufactures and marketers […]

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DIC Group Opens DIC/Earthrise Algae Research Centre in United States

DIC Group has successfully opened DIC/Earthrise Algae Research Centre, a facility which will conduct algae related research in areas ranging from cultivation to practical application. The algae Research Centre has been built with a total investment of approximately US$1.7 million. The research Centre has both indoor and outdoor research use raceway ponds to carry out […]

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[ More ] September 29th, 2015 | No Comments | Posted in Algae, Research |

Duke University to Research More on Algae

Duke University has been awarded $5.2 million grant to explore more on algae’s alternative benefits. The new Duke University-led Marine Algae Industrialization Consortium, or MAGIC will spend the next three years to analyse the best species of algae with high amount of oil and protein and also the different ways of extracting them. For this […]

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Solarvest’s Nanuq (TM) Organic Omega-3 Receives FDA Approval

Solarvest has received FDA approval for the sale of its unique NanuqTM brand Omega-3 products. The NanuqTM Omega-3 dietary ingredient is the first of its kind to be allowed in USA as a whole food nutraceutical. NanuqTM brand is the first organic Omega-3 high in DHA. Solarvest products will be available in fruits, vegetables and […]

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Researchers Turn to Seaweeds to Develop New Antibiotics

Researchers from University of Exeter,  South West England are conducting an experiment to use the antibiotic properties of seaweeds to develop new generation of antibiotics to fight against resistant super bugs. Initial experimental results have found that seaweeds have a diverse array of antimicrobial properties and some of these extracts are more effective against resistant […]

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[ More ] September 15th, 2015 | No Comments | Posted in Algae, Algae Pharmaceuticals, Research, Seaweed |

US FDA Approves Colourcon’s Spirulina for Pharma Pills

US FDA has approved Colourcon’s Spirulina extract to be used for pharma pills.  Blue and green colours are difficult to achieve using previously approved natural colourants. Pill colour plays a key role in pharmaceutical branding. It is also important in patient compliance. For generic drugmakers who are trying to make green or blue coloured pills, the […]

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New Duke-Led Consortium to Focus on Creating Food and Fuel from Algae

Researchers from Duke’s University have received a grant from U.S. Department of Energy to establish a consortium to study the extraction, development and commoditization of various products from algae. The grant is approximately $5.2 million over a period of three years. The main goal of consortium is to find different ways to reduce the cost of […]

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DSM, Evonik to Develop Algae-Based Omega-3 Fatty Acids

DSM Nutritional Products Ltd. and Evonik Nutrition have entered into an agreement to manufacture algae based omega-3 fatty acid products for animal nutrition. Under the agreement, the two companies will jointly work on the development of products and their commercialization. Algae-based omega-3 fatty acid products will be a high value, natural and sustainable alternatives to fish […]

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International Sustainability Group, Inc. Starts Monetizing their Patented Commercial Algae Production Method

International Sustainability Group, Inc. has begun its production of commercial algae in its new pilot plant located in West Chester, Pennsylvania. The company also is in the final stage of setting up a facility in Philadelphia, Mississippi to produce additional algae for making various nutraceuticals products. The making of the new pilot plant will be […]

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[ More ] July 28th, 2015 | No Comments | Posted in Algae Non fuel products, Algae-Cultivation |

DIC Corp Unveils State of the Art Spirulina Extraction Plant

Tokyo based DIC Corporation has built its $10 million state-of-the-art extraction plant for spirulina in Southern California to meet the growing demands for natural blue food colours.  The commercial production is expected to begin in September. The new extraction facility will produce DIC’s Linablue natural blue food colouring from phycocyanin extracted from Spirulina. Source

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[ More ] July 14th, 2015 | No Comments | Posted in Algae for food, Algae Non fuel products |

VetiGel Algae-Based Polymer Seals Wounds Instantly

Suneris, a biotech company has developed an algae-based polymer called VetiGel that seals wounds instantly.  When injected into a wound site, the gel can form a clot that stops the bleeding within 12 seconds and permanently heals the wound within minutes. The gel contains algae-based polymers that acts as a sealant and expedite the clotting process. […]

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New Extraction System Increases Production for Hawaii’s Cyanotech

Cyanotech Corp. has started its operations for its new astaxanthin extraction system at its 90-acre production facility in Hawaii. The new extraction system called supercritical carbon dioxide extraction system is one of the fewer than six similar systems in the world. It has double the capacity for the company’s current production. The system works by […]

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[ More ] June 16th, 2015 | No Comments | Posted in Algae Non fuel products |

Natura and Solazyme Announce Sales Agreement for Microalgae Oil

Natura Cosméticos has entered a joint agreement with Solazyme and announced that it will purchase Solazyme’s high-performance AlgaPūrTM Microalgae Oil, which will be incorporated into Natura’s multiple product lines. Natura and Solazyme have been working together for two years on several projects, to develop new formulations with Solazyme’s microalgae oils. Solazyme microalgae oil is a […]

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Bharathidasan University to set up National Repository of Microalgae

The Microbiology Department of Bharathidasan University will set up a National repository of Freshwater microalgae and Cyanobacteria with financial assistance from the Department of Biotechnology of the Union Ministry of Science and Technology. The repository with be a national centre with the existing National Facility for Marine cyanobacteria (NFMC). It would carry out detailed study […]

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[ More ] June 16th, 2015 | No Comments | Posted in Algae |

SBC Continues Tie-Up on Microalgae Research with Mitsubishi Corp

Sarawak Biodiversity Centre (SBC) has continued its collaboration with Mitsubishi Corporation on microalgae research and industrial biotechnology.  The partnership will continue for another two years in which research work will be carried out at SBC laboratories. The research will mainly focus on the discovery of new algal species, which will be developed for renewable fuels […]

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Algatechnologies, Fujifilm Join to Promote Natural Astaxanthin

Algatechnologies Ltd. has signed a supply and long-term collaboration agreement with Fujifilm Corp. in Japan for its AstaPure® natural astaxanthin ingredients. Fujifilm has already been using Algatech’s natural astaxanthin as a main ingredient for its nutrition supplement and cosmetics products line Astalift. Astalift is one of the most innovative and successful cosmetics brand in Japan. […]

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Bulgarian Spirulina Farm to Start Functioning in 3-4 Months

A facility for the production of spirulina is being built near Bulgaria’s southern city of Pazardzhik. The farm will start functioning in 3 – 4 months and will produce the dietary supplement made from blue green algae. Magic Rose OOD Company makes the investment and the total amount of investment is nearly BGN 1.5M. The […]

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[ More ] May 21st, 2015 | No Comments | Posted in Algae Non fuel products |

Algal Scientific Announces New Solution to Meet Industry Demand for Antibiotic-Free Chicken

Algal Scientific, a manufacturer of algae based products has introduced a new feeding product called Algamune™ Beta-1,3 Glucan to help the food industries produce healthier, antibiotic-free chickens. Algamune™ Beta-1,3 Glucan is the world’s first commercially produced beta glucan made from algae. This product forms a new alternative for antibiotic-free animal production. More

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SEPPIC Launches an Antioxidant Derived from Macroalgal Cell Culture

SEPPIC will launch its first cosmetic active ingredient Ephemer on the occasion of the in-cosmetics trade in April at Barcelona. Ephemer is a gametophyte extract from Undaria pinnatifida, a brown seaweed also called Wakame in Japan and harvested in Brittany by the company. According to SEPPIC, the extract obtained showed its antioxidant activity in both […]

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