ADM and SGI Announce Omega-3 DHA Strategic Partnership

[19th May, 2014] Archer Daniels Midland Company (NYSE: ADM) and Synthetic Genomics, Inc. announced today that the two companies have entered into a long-term agreement to commercialize Omega-3 Docosahexaenoic Acid (DHA) from algae. As part of the agreement, Omega-3 DHA will be produced and marketed… Continue reading ADM and SGI Announce Omega-3 DHA Strategic Partnership

An overview: biomolecules from microalgae for animal feed and aquaculture

Despite being more popular for biofuel, microalgae have gained a lot of attention as a source of biomolecules and biomass for feed purposes. Algae farming can be established using land as well as sea and strategies can be designed in order to gain the products of specific interest in the optimal way.

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Swedish supplier triples astaxanthin capacity at US plant

[19th May, 2014] Fuji-owned Swedish carotenoid player AstaReal has tripled its algae-sourced astaxanthin capacity with a new plant in Washington State in the US. The 5500 square metre facility will employ 45 people and kick into life in July. It gives AstaReal an production presence on both… Continue reading Swedish supplier triples astaxanthin capacity at US plant

Swimmers warned as blue-green algae closes Lake Burley Griffin

[19th May, 2014] A warmer than usual May has had an unwelcome impact on the capital’s waterways, creating blue-green algae blooms that have forced lake closures. The National Capital Authority banned swimmers on Friday from many areas of Lake Burley Griffin due to the… Continue reading Swimmers warned as blue-green algae closes Lake Burley Griffin