Category Archives: Algae industry

This page shows all the algae industry news and information around the globe.

Astaxanthin investment: Algatech more than doubles production capabilities

Increasing demand for natural astaxanthin products has led Israeli algae specialists Algatechnologies to more than double its production capacity, the firm has said. Algatech said the expanded production… Continue reading Astaxanthin investment: Algatech more than doubles production capabilities

Using natural lakes and artificial ponds to grow Spirulina in Myanmar

[Myanmar] Algae grower Robert Henrikson from the USA visited one of the largest producers of Spirulina from both artificial production ponds and natural lakes. Spirulina production was started 25 years ago by Dr. Min Thein. Continue reading Using natural lakes and artificial ponds to grow Spirulina in Myanmar

Algae Biomass Organization publishes updated standards for measuring algae industry operations

Washington DC (February 6, 2013) The Algae Biomass Organization (ABO), the trade association for the algae industry, announced the publication of “Industrial Algae Measurements, Version 6.0” (IAM 6.0), a significant update… Continue reading Algae Biomass Organization publishes updated standards for measuring algae industry operations

Mexican astaxanthin producer to become vertically integrated

Another natural astaxanthin player is increasing its manufacturing capabilities with the announcement that Piveg, Inc. a carotenoids manufacturer with business offices in San Diego, CA and production facilities in the central Mexican city… Continue reading Mexican astaxanthin producer to become vertically integrated

Astaxanthin Suppliers Unite to Promote Natural over Synthetic Forms

Three suppliers of microalgae-based astaxanthin ingredients have come together to form the Natural Algae Astaxanthin Association (NAXA). The association’s goal is to educate the public about the differences and benefits of natural astaxanthin, especially compared to synthetic astaxanthin… Continue reading Astaxanthin Suppliers Unite to Promote Natural over Synthetic Forms

Algae will save the world… But could ruin it all the same

[USA] Humans have been surrounded by algae biofuel since the beginning, but we had not gained a real scientific knowledge of them until very recently. The Nannochloropsis genus, an algae species mentioned several times in this post, was classified for the first time in 1981. Continue reading Algae will save the world… But could ruin it all the same