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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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The Algae Nutrapedia – from The Algae Company

The Algae Company has launched a new section called Algae Nutrapedia on its web site. This is a growing section of the web site that will become the hub for all nutraceuticals and health products from algae. As we have mentioned many times at Oilgae, many countries worldwide have started recognizing that more than fuel, algae […]

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[ More ] July 8th, 2014 | No Comments | Posted in Algae Non fuel products |

BlueOcean NutraSciences Inc. to Demo EPA, DHA Rich AlgaOmega Algae Production System

BlueOcean NutraSciences Inc. to Demo AlgaOmega(TM) Algae Production System at Arizona Center for Algae Technology and Innovation (“AzCATI”) Let the Good Fat from Omega-3 Neutralize Your Bad Fat -Know more BlueOcean NutraSciences Inc. will demonstrate its algae production system at the Arizona Center for Algae Technology and Innovation (“AzCATI”) located at Arizona State University (“ASU”). […]

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Cellana, Galil Algae Deal to Further Algae Nutraceuticals Research?

A new deal between Cellana, a California-based maker of algae-based products, and Israel’s Galil Algae Cooperative Agriculture Society Limited could have interesting implications for biodiesel (possibly a negative implication here) and for nutraceuticals (really positive here). This Cellana news release says the partnership looks to combine the industrial qualities of Cellana’s ReNew™ Algae – high-value […]

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Heliae Partners with Japanese Co Sincere for Astaxanthin Production in Japan

Now, this is getting interesting. We all know that many sensible algae companies are moving into non-fuel markets while they keep trying their best on algae fuels, albeit clearly knowing it could take a long time before algae to fuels become a commercial reality. The Super Formula to Fight Aging – Its Name is Astaxanthin […]

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Spirulina – Facts & Factoids from

Found some  interesting factoids about Spirulina and its use as a protein source  from . Some of the facts and factoids from the website has been highlighted below: An excellent summary study of Spirulina was done in 2002. The authors summarized the many potential benefits of Spirulina: “Spirulina has been exper- imentally proven, in vivo and […]

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[ More ] May 27th, 2014 | No Comments | Posted in Algae, Algae Non fuel products |

ABO Reframes Climate Change Buzz to Support Algae Biofuels Development

In Washington, the Algae Biomass Association (ABO) is attempting to reframe the recent conversation surrounding climate change as a platform to support algae biofuel development. The organization r eleased a statement which detailed the two benefits of algae technologies: Algae derived products will empower consumers to live the comfortable lifestyles of advanced economies, without the […]

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[ More ] May 26th, 2014 | No Comments | Posted in Algae, algae biodiesel USA |

Eating Spirulina as a Dietary Supplement Can Prevent Breast Cancer

Spirulina, a blue green algae with various phytoantioxidants and anticancerous properties is considered a highly healthiful food. A study published in the Amercian School of Pathology claims that consuming Spirulina, as a dietary supplement could prevent breast cancer. One way Spirulina prevents breast cancer is to induce apoptisis by supplementing 48 hours of Spirulina. The […]

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[ More ] May 26th, 2014 | No Comments | Posted in Algae, Algae Non fuel products |

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