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Algaia announces plans to accelerate sustainability strategy

By Danielle Masterson

French biomarine company Algaia, SA, just announced it has appointed Frederic Faure, one of the co-founders of the company, as its new CEO. At the top of Faure’s to-do list: Accelerating and expanding the company’s sustainability plan. The new CEO said...

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96% of the globe may have insufficient access by 2100

Could climate change cause DHA omega-3 from oceans to plummet?

By Stephen Daniells

Warming oceans may deliver a crushing blow to the production of DHA omega-3 by algae, which would ripple up the food chain and slash the global availability of this critical nutrient by 2100, says a scientific paper. But could rapid advances in plant...

Iceland-produced astaxanthin debuts in US market

Iceland-produced astaxanthin debuts in US market

By Hank Schultz

The astaxanthin supply continues to expand as Icelandic manufacturer Algalif has entered full scale production at its facility near Keflavik and has launched a finished goods brand in the US market.

The Allmicroalgae outdoor, closed-pipe facility near Lisbon in Portugal. It is under renovation

Portuguese algae business gets a makeover

By Shane STARLING

Portuguese chlorella player Allma has partially renovated its business model, expanding its production facility and with it the number of algae offerings.

“Springwave will be sold in July, exclusively in Paris and in several hotels and SPA of ACCOR group.”

“Our aim with this cooperation is to get food products made with ‘algility’ microalgae into consumers’ hands faster.”

Roquette boosts algae project with beverage partner

By Shane STARLING

French supplier Roquette has inked a deal with a food and beverage innovator it met at the SIAL food industry trade show last year to develop products for its nascent chlorella microalgae offerings.Fellow French firm Algama won an award for innovation...

Roquette opens 4-5000 tonne chlorella processing facility in France

Roquette opens 4-5000 tonne chlorella processing facility in France

By Shane STARLING

French supplier Roquette has advanced its commitment to the chlorella and algae extract market by inaugurating a 4-5000 tonne a year chlorella facility at its HQ near Lille in northern France, as chlorella continues to move from the shadow of spirulina.

Portuguese player enters chlorella space

“It is very old. It survived 2-3 mass extinctions on Earth.”

Portuguese player enters chlorella space

By Shane STARLING

The increasingly busy nutra-algae space has a new player in Portuguese firm Allma which has already bagged ice cream and food concept contracts but is targeting all foods, supplements, cosmetics and feed with a premium version of chlorella.

Algatchnologies' southern Israel astaxanthin facility is set for expansion and cost reductions, the company says

Algatech: Functional food on astaxanthin horizon

By Annie Harrison-Dunn

Israeli firm Algatechnologies will work towards gaining approval for its astaxanthin as a novel food and beverage ingredient in Europe, but first it must meet existing demands and cut prices, it said.

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