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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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Glanbia, Solazyme Partner to Distribute Whole Algal Protein

Glanbia Nutritionals has announced that it will distribute Solazyme’s AlgaVia whole algal protein to the U.S. Dietary supplements market. This new addition makes the company’s position as a pioneer of innovative functional products. AlgaVia whole algal protein uses fermentation technology to produce a nutritious and minimally processed ingredient. As a whole food ingredient, AlgaVia whole […]

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[ More ] March 17th, 2015 | No Comments | Posted in Algae for food, Algae Non fuel products |

ISG Health Creates New Algae-based Nutraceutical Products

International Sustainability Group, Inc., has created its new algae product line under the name AlgaeUPTM. AlgaeUPTM will be initially manufacturing three new products – AlgaeUP™ Energy Bar, AlgaeUP™ Energy Drink mix and AlgaeUP™ supplement capsules. All the three products have been made by using spirulina as the main ingredient along with other ingredients like vegetable […]

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ISGP forms Subsidiary to Market Algae Based Nutraceutical Products

International Sustainability Group, Inc. an innovative green technology company has formed a subsidiary, ISG Health, to commercialize natural health products. This newly formed subsidiary will help ISG to enter the health and wellness market place. The nutraceutical products are being produced in ISG’s recently acquired nutraceutical manufacturing plants in Peru. Source

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[ More ] February 10th, 2015 | No Comments | Posted in Algae Non fuel products, nutraceuticals |

Algae Industry in 2014 – A Review of AIM’s and Oilgae’s Comprehensive Perspectives

Algae Industry Magazine had recently covered in great detail the growth and happening in the algae industry in 2014. This was an excellent three part blog posts. (For full details, read the blog posts from here – part 1, part 2 and part 3) I had the opportunity to read all these in detail, and […]

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Allma Launches Crispy Snacks

Portuguese based Microalgae company, Allma, has launched cereal based Chlorella pieces. The product is a blend of rice cereal and Chlorella vulgaris in multiple sizes and favours like carrots, rosemary and lemon. Having a high nutritional value and food technology characteristics, Chlorella can be used as a natural colourant. Other chlorella based products from Allma […]

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BlueOceanNutrasciences Announces Filing of Additional Patent Applications

      BlueOceanNutrasciences Inc. has announced that it has continued to expand its intellectual property portfolio with additional patent application filings. The company’s strategy of forming partnerships with strategic partners to develop and commercialize specialty astaxanthin and omega-3 products for the nutraceutical markets is augmented by its own innovations which it is capturing through a […]

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Nutrusta Launches New Health Supplement

Scientists recently discovered that when supplementary astaxanthin was provided to patients suffering from an accident, head impact, or surgery, there was significantly reduced swelling, cerebral oedema, and neurological dysfunction. Researchers at Nutrusta have tried to include pure and natural astaxanthin extracted from micro-algae in their new omega-3 Formula together with Vitamin D3. Nutrusta’s process uses supercritical […]

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[ More ] November 4th, 2014 | No Comments | Posted in Algae DHA, Algae Non fuel products, neutraceuticals |

Algae-Based Shampoo

A Japanese household goods maker has found that the medium chain fatty acid present in one of the algae species can be used as surfactant material in shampoo. The fatty acid structure is found similar to the one present in palm kernel oil, thereby an effective surface-active agent. As palm kernel oil extracted from palm […]

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Chlorella Improves Quality of Life in Breast Cancer Patients

Researchers from Chlorella Industry Co., Ltd., and Innovative Cancer Therapy of Kureme University, Japan conducted a study on the effects of unicellular green algae Chlorella and its hot water extract supplementation on quality of life (QOL) in patients with breast cancer. Breast cancer patients were randomly assigned into three groups (with supplementation for a period […]

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AETRO’s Group to Develop Algae Products

The Associated European Research and Technology Organisations (AERTO) have started a two-year research project to increase Europe’s biobased economy by solving out the difficulties, concerned with algae-based innovations. The partners in the research program include VTT Technical Research Center of Finland, Tecnalia, Fraunhofer, Sinte CEA, TNO and SP, with a total funding of EU 2.6 […]

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[ More ] September 25th, 2014 | No Comments | Posted in Algae Non fuel products, Alliances |

Schott’s Duran Glasses for Algatech’s Astaxanthin

Algatechnologies Ltd signs partnership with Schott AG, to improve the efficiency of algae cultivation. Algatechnologies has successfully achieved 10% improvement in algae cultivation in Schott’s thin walled Duran glass tubes during its one year study on natural astaxanthin product, AstaPure. The Duran glass tubes provided by Schott AG can increase sun exposure, allows the production […]

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[ More ] September 25th, 2014 | No Comments | Posted in Algae, Alliances |

Algatechnologies Invests $17 Million on Astaxanthin

Algatechnologies, an Israel based company, specializes in the commercial cultivation of microalgae for food, medicines and cosmetics. The company has recently announced its successful completion of stability studies on AstaPure-natural astaxanthin product. Astaxanthin, a dark red pigment present in algae, is a potential antioxidant. Having achieved successful market with their high quality product, Algatechnologies has […]

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[ More ] September 24th, 2014 | No Comments | Posted in Algae Non fuel products, Companies |

Wild Flavours Company Uses Spirulina to Develop Natural Colours Range

Wild flavours company has developed a natural colour series that includes a blue colour derived from the Spirulina which gives the confectioners a natural option for fruit flavours like blueberry . Recently, confectioners had claimed that, artificial colour brilliant blue was the only acceptable option for blue coloured candies. Wild has also developed natural green […]

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[ More ] September 13th, 2014 | No Comments | Posted in Algae Non fuel products |

Solarvest’s Novel Process to Produce Organic Omega-3 Algae Products

Solarvest Bioenergy Inc., a Canadian algae company, has tied up with two European facilities for the production of omega-3 using its proprietary process. The company’s production process is the world’s first used to make organic omega-3 from algae. DHA, produced at one facility, is tested by the prospective customers in European Union and North America. On […]

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Microalgae- ‘The Superfood’

In spite of being potential biofuel source, Microalgae are one of the most nutritious foods. The simple green organisms made their entry into everything, right from animal feed to baby food. Microalgae are photosynthetic and produce oxygen. Marine algae are responsible for creating half the world’s oxygen.  According to Robert Henrikson, CEO of Smart Microfarms […]

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An EPA- Rich Live Supplement to Replace Fish Oils- “Credits to Aqua Health Labs”

Aqua health labs, a new company in Chicago, worked for eight years with a molecular biologist of the University of Chicago to develop an algal strain that has high levels of eicosapentaenoic acid (EPA). Now they have achieved it in Nannochloropsis oculata algae species. Aqua Health Labs have found a bioavailable and sustainable source of […]

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Allma Collaborates With Frulact and Santini to Develop Bubble Tea and Sorbet

Allma, a Portugal- Microalgae company, has signed partnership with two companies in the food and beverage industries. Allma has agreed to supply its sun- grown Chlorella to Frulact, a Portuguese group that supplies fruit based ingredients to blue- chip food companies globally and sells jams, beverages and smoothies. Collaborating with Allma, Frulact develops ‘bubble tea’ […]

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Spirulina Gains Approval as a Naturally Derived Blue Colour in the US

The U.S. food and Drug Administration has approved Spirulina for use in the manufacture of food and beverage as a naturally derived blue colour in U.S. spirulina which was previously used only in candy and chewing gum, is now approved for use in frosting, ice cream, beverage mixes and powders, yogurts, puddings, gelatin, breadcrumbs and […]

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Solazyme’s New Strain To Treat Diabetes

Solazyme which was originally founded to make low-carbon algal biofuels, has now acquired patent for using the strain of microalgae called Chlorella protothecoides in the treatment of glucose intolerance and diabetes. A 2008 study had already disclosed the benefit of C. protothecoides by resulting in considerable decrease in blood sugar levels after its consumption by the […]

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Isomerizing Alkoxycarbonylation Can Transform Algae Oil To High Quality Chemical Raw Material

Researchers at the University of Konstanz, Germany developed a transformation process called Isomerizing alkoxycarbonylation. Professor Stefan Mecking from University of Konstanz says that this process can transform the algae oil to a high quality chemical constituent. This will benefit a number of chemical based industries. The professor adds that the algal oil has a different […]

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