Algae

“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.

BioProcess Algae's USP is a high surface area, biofilm-based approach to enhance light penetration, productivity, harvest density and gas transfer – all traditional bottlenecks to low-cost algae cultivation - claims CEO Tim Burns.

Special edition: Omega-3

Finding the sweet spot in the algal omega-3 market

By Elaine WATSON

Most experts say we have barely scratched the surface when it comes to exploring the commercial potential of microalgae. But who is best-placed to translate this promise into hard cash in the food and dietary supplement market?

An algae bio-reactor at the University of Wageningen (Credit: Wild Frontiers / Hans Wolkers)

Special edition: The infinite potential of algae

Nature’s untapped resource: How far can algae go?

By Nathan Gray

From omega-3, to protein, vitamins, and antioxidants – algae has big potential as an industrial source of high value functional ingredients for food production. But with less than 10% of the world's algae species properly characterised, NutraIngredients...

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