[UK] A company making luxury skincare products from Hebridean seaweed has set its sights on the American spa market as part of Continue reading Mothers’ Day boost for expanding seaweed skincare brand
[Chile] Farmers in southern Chile still remember when they could make a living just by picking up seaweed at the beach. Continue reading Agar-agar under threat: Why Chile’s ‘green gold’ is in danger of extinction
[USA] Whenever we talk about oil, people immediately think about the black stuff that comes out of the ground, is put into barrels, and turned into gasoline and other fuels. Continue reading Unilever to use algae oil in personal care products
[Australia] Australian company, Vida Glow has developed a natural marine supplement to help stimulate the body’s natural supply of collagen based on Japanese traditions of using the ingredient to achieve radiant skin. Continue reading Marine extracts in ‘Beauty From Within’ inspired by Japanese quest for youthful skin
[UK] Scottish innovators have discovered an anti-viral and anti-inflammatory carbohydrate in microscopic algae (microalgae) which has huge potential to change the cosmetics market. Continue reading Microalgae make a splash in the UK cosmeceutical market
[UK] Scientists have shown the microbeads can be passed through the food chain, often accumulating in large numbers in predators such as whales and seabirds. Continue reading Instead of eating algae, the zooplanktons are now eating plastic beads
[USA] Algoid Technologies, a certified Florida aquaculture company is pleased to announce the launch of their new line of organic Continue reading Algoid Technologies launches Alginique™ cosmetic line
[USA] BASF and Solazyme, Inc., a renewable microalgae oil and ingredients company, announce the launch of the first commercial surfactant derived from microalgae oil, a high performance algal Continue reading BASF and Solazyme Launch the First Commercial Microalgae-Derived Betaine Surfactant
[Ireland] Ireland’s national trust An Taisce has raised objections to planning permission for a factory in Donegal as it would only by accessible by car.
The five employees that would be working there would be required to drive Continue reading Did you hear the one about five men, their cars and a seaweed factory?
[Ireland] The health boosting properties of seaweed as a ‘superfood’ are well documented but a Ballycastle company has been using locally-grown algae for more cosmetic purposes in a newly-extended range of natural skincare products. Continue reading Ballycastle businessman making waves with seaweed skincare