A review has made a case for microalgae as a functional food for mitochondrial protection, due to their “ability to concentrate various active compounds, comprising omega-3 polyunsaturated fatty acids, sterols, phenolic compounds, carotenoids, and others.”
As gaming continues to integrate into pop culture, all eyes are on esports, including the dietary supplement industry. Microphyt, a French firm that offers specialty ingredients from microalgae, recently introduced GamePhyt.
A new, microalgae-derived, omega-3 fatty acid supplement, for producers to incorporate into dairy rations, has been launched by Anpario, an independent manufacturer and distributor of feed additives for livestock.
Dutch algae firm Duplaco are to ramp up production of the algae Chlorella in a move that looks to provide a viable alternative to Asian suppliers caught up in increasing transport costs and reliability issues.
French producer of microalgae ingredients, Microphyt, is leading a €15m mission to develop the world’s largest fully-integrated microalgae biorefinery which will see the production of new products and a five-fold increase in capacity.
As news filters through of the world's first dairy-free microalgae-based milk alternative, the product is an example of how far this plant-based food has impacted the food and nutrition industry of late.
New research from the Institute of Intelligent Machines (IIM), Hefei Institutes of Physical Science (HFIPS) in China found that the γ-aminobutyric acid (GABA) can promote the growth of Haematococcus pluvialis and increase the astaxanthin accumulation.