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Bioplastics Market & Strategy Advisor

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$100K grant to enable Buxton seaweed company to scale up

VitaminSea LLC, a family-owned seaweed harvesting and processing company based in Buxton, received a Phase I $10,000 grant through the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Small Business Innovation Research Program to fund a concept study for larger-scale commercialization of its seaweed products. VitaminSea harvests seaweed from Maine sources and creates health products from the seaweed, including […]

Zifam Pinnacle releases Optica AZ eye health supplement

Australian health and wellness supplement company Zifam Pinnacle has announvced that one of its top-selling products, Optica AZ, is currently available in the U.S. marketplace. Optica AZ is designed for people who are wearing glasses or contact lenses, or someone sitting at a computer for too long or gets dry eyes. Optica AZ is formulated to support and maintain […]

AstaReal Showcases New Cold-Water-Dispersible Astaxanthin Powder at SupplySide West 2017

At this year’s SupplySide West trade show, AstaReal highlighted its latest research and product innovations in the astaxanthin category. The company featured a new, cold-water-soluble astaxanthin ingredient, AstaReal CWS25, which can be incorporated into cold beverages without settling or staining the neck ring of the bottle. The company said that the new astaxanthin ingredient is […]

Enzyme-made seaweed compounds show much prebiotic and nutraceutical potential

Seaweed-derived bioactive compounds produced using enzymes present a wealth of opportunities in the development of novel prebiotic and nutraceutical food applications. Researchers point to the enzyme assisted extraction and hydrolysis of macromolecules as pivotal in enhancing compound properties that include prebiotic, antioxidant and anti-inflammatory effects. More

BDI to construct innovative algae production plant in Austria

Internationally renowned company BDI-BioEnergy International has planned to implement an in-house developed algae technology, together with its subsidiary BDI-BioLife Science GmbH. The Styrian plant manufacturer BDI-BioEnergy International AG is investing roughly 16 million euros in the construction of an industrial plant for production of algae biomass. As a first step, BDI-BioLife Science GmbH will produce algae-based additives for […]

Algae Extract Can Effectively Treat Hair Loss

Perfect Hair Focus, the Irwindale, California based supplier of hair serum and hair growth shampoo and conditioner, has highlighted how algae extract can benefit hair growth as a part of their 2017 campaign for promoting natural haircare products. Hair loss is a common problem for both men and women with more than 50 million people suffering […]

How Nienke Hoogvliet Reimagines Seaweed as Textile

Dutch designer Nienke Hoogvliet sees seaweed as an opportunity for sustainable creativity.  For the past two years, Hoogvliet has been focused on the potential of using seaweed as textile, embracing a zero-waste approach to her material designs.  At first, she found a yarn made of sea algae. She dreamed of a circular process, where the seaweed is not only […]

[ More ] October 13th, 2017 | No Comments | Posted in Algae Non fuel products, Seaweed |

New food packaging made from seaweed instead of plastic

Evoware, an Indonesian based startup has designed a new food packaging made from seaweed. The wrapper is nutritious if it’s eaten, and if it ends up as litter, it naturally biodegrades. A waffle vendor in Belgium is one of the early customers testing new food packaging made from seaweed instead of plastic. Because the new packaging dissolves in hot […]

AlgaPrime DHA receives Aquaculture Innovation Award

AlgaPrimeDHA, a sustainable, omega-3-rich whole algae ingredient produced by the joint venture partnership of Corbion, N.V. and Bunge, has received the 2017 Global Aquaculture Innovation Award from the Global Aquaculture Alliance. The Global Aquaculture Alliance (GAA) is a standards-setting organization for aquaculture seafood. The GAA established the award in 2012 to recognize individuals and companies […]

Renewable, Algae-based Footwear Developed

Scientists at University of California have developed algae-based, renewable flip-flops that could be an environment friendly alternative to petroleum-based slippers – the go-to footwear in countries like India and China. The flip-flops, shoe soles and other polyurethane products scientists make from living algae oil are “sustainable” because the carbon to construct them was pulled from […]

‘Nonfood’ Sells Green Algae Bars

Los Angeles based company ‘Nonfood’ has launched its first product, Nonbar, which is a low sugar, protein- and fiber-rich bar made from spirulina, lemna, algae oil and a binder syrup.  The first bar is said to be just 80 grams, featuring 20 grams of protein and 20 to 25 grams of fiber at a retail price […]

Algae can Spearhead a Culinary Revolution

Revolutionary substitutes for salmon and tuna, made from marine microalgae, are due to be launched commercially in the EU next year, owing to the development of novel technologies by a team of French algal experts. The products are currently being developed Pierre Calleja, Professor Claude Gudin and Dr Alain Guillou, who were all closely involved in […]

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

Zivo’s algal poultry feed push takes step forward as it strives for human nutrition market entry

Zivo Biosciences has announced positive results from studies on the use of its algal biomass ingredient in poultry feed as the company continues to work on market entry for dietary supplement applications. The feed angle is another attempt by the company to rapidly commercialize its algae strain on which it has worked for many years. […]

[ More ] September 28th, 2017 | No Comments | Posted in Algae animal feed, Algae Non fuel products |

Kemin and Valensa International Partner to Introduce Algae-Sourced Beta-Glucan Ingredients for Immune Health

Kemin Industries and Valensa International announced a partnership to jointly supply and market BetaVia™ ingredients, immune-supporting beta-glucans sourced from a proprietary strain of algae (Euglena gracilis), in the U.S. dietary supplement and functional foods and beverages markets.  The pro-immunity ingredients will be offered as stand-alone ingredients and as part of Valensa’s proprietary synergistic combinations. More

[ More ] September 28th, 2017 | No Comments | Posted in Algae for food, Algae Non fuel products |

Algae based Environmentally Friendly Inks

Instead of heavy metals, petroleum products, and toxic solvents, this printing ink is made with algae grown by Living Ink. Living Ink has been developing its own line of algae cell cultures specifically for their colors, which can range from yellow to magenta to cyan, as well as their suitability as pigments for printing inks. A […]

[ More ] September 28th, 2017 | No Comments | Posted in Algae Non fuel products |

Algatech wins non-GMO verification for powder, oleoresin

Algatech has announced that its 100% organic Haematococcus pluvialis microalgae powder and astaxanthin oleoresin have been granted non-GMO verification by the Non-GMO Project. Consumers are actively seeking non-GMO products, so having the Non-GMO Project verify their line in accordance with its strict standards provides their partners added value on top of the existing USDA organic, GMP, kosher […]

[ More ] September 28th, 2017 | No Comments | Posted in Algae Non fuel products |

Algatech Offers Organic, Non-GMO Natural Astaxanthin

Algatech (Algatechnologies) Ltd. has announced  that its 100% organic Haematococcus pluvialis microalgae powder and astaxanthin oleoresin has been granted non-GMO verification by the Non-GMO Project Inc. Algatech is the first and only  astaxanthin manufacturer to have achieved this extraordinary verification. Consumers are actively seeking non-GMO products, so having the Non-GMO Project verify their line in accordance with its strict standards […]

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

Solix Algredients Extends Its Solasta® Astaxanthin USP Quality Challenge

Solix Algredients has extended its natural astaxanthin quality challenge to help dietary supplement and nutrition product supply chain professionals make fact-based decisions. The “Solasta® Astaxanthin USP Challenge” provides finished goods product manufacturers with a science-based, objective standard for reliability and confidence, which also benefits consumer end-users. That’s because Solasta® natural astaxanthin conforms to the stringent United […]

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

Young Danish Firm Touts High Volumes of Microalgae to Feed Giants

Young Danish firm Aliga is seeking cooperation with the major fish feed players to use its microalgae-derived products in aquafeed formulations. One big problem for feed manufacturers when it comes to microalgae-derived ingredients is finding steady and reliable supply of sufficient volumes. With their technology, they believe that sufficient volumes could be provided owing to continuous production of biomass […]

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 […]

SBM to sell Maxicrop seaweed fertiliser in UK

SBM Company has announced a partnership agreement with Italy-based Valagro, for the sales and marketing of the Valagro gardening product brands in Europe and the US. When the deal comes into force, French-headquartered SBM Life Science, a former Bayer Garden company, will be responsible for the sales, marketing and distribution of the MaxiCrop brand and its […]

[ More ] September 9th, 2017 | No Comments | Posted in algae fertilizer, Algae Non fuel products, Seaweed |

Algae – A Natural Alternative to Commercial Sunscreen Products

An estimated 6,000-14,000 tons of sunscreen are deposited into coral reef areas of the sea every year. The chemicals we rub onto our skin might help prevent skin cancer but we’re only just beginning to understand the environmental impact of sunscreen – and the initial assessments are not looking good. But early stage research suggests that nature […]

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 |

Algal Cultivation Blooming as Production Methods look to Unleash its Power

Despite the promise algae has shown as a source of food, feed and fertilizers, technology to cultivate this group of relatively simple, plant-like organisms, to commercial levels remains off the pace. Low volume and high production costs of algae appear to restrict it to high value industries such as supplement and nutraceutical sector. With the […]

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

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 […]


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