Tag Archives: carotenoid

Piveg expands Mexican carotenoid production to meet growing demand

[Mexico, USA] Mexican carotenoids manufacturing Piveg is expanding to meet a market demand that CEO Roberto Espinoza says will remain strong for the foreseeable future, a demand that he said is bolstered by the Continue reading Piveg expands Mexican carotenoid production to meet growing demand

High demand for Spirulina in North America natural food colours market

[Canada, USA] The North America natural food colours market is expected to expand at a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 7.1% during the forecast period 2014-2020, and reach a valuation of US$ 441.4 Mn by 2020, according to a research report, Continue reading High demand for Spirulina in North America natural food colours market

Boom in Astaxanthin Supplements Boosting Global Carotenoid Market, According to BCC Research

[Global] The market for carotenoids has changed dramatically for some product segments in the past four years. Prices have dropped for a number of products while market value has risen for others. In particular, the global market for astaxanthin should see big growth Continue reading Boom in Astaxanthin Supplements Boosting Global Carotenoid Market, According to BCC Research

Stunning images as ocean in Turkey becomes the new red sea

[Turkey] An astonishing crimson hue sweeps across the salt lake Tuz Golu in Aksaray, Turkey . The colour, caused by the algae Dunaliella salina, disappears in winter. Dunaliella salina is a type of halophile green microalgae especially found in sea salt fields. Continue reading Stunning images as ocean in Turkey becomes the new red sea

The Photosynthetic Life-giving Pigments

Pigments are colorful chemical compounds that reflect only certain wavelengths of visible light. This makes them appear “colorful”. Flowers, coral and even animal and human skin contain pigments which give them their colors. More important than their reflection of light is the ability of pigments to absorb certain wavelengths. Continue reading The Photosynthetic Life-giving Pigments

Israeli Haematococcus Showcased in New Clinique Skincare Line

[Israel] Clinique has found a unique way to help repair skin for its newest cosmetic line. The algae, grown in the Israeli desert, is one of the main ingredients in the company’s new Custom Repair Serum. The beneficial properties of algae was developed for commercial use Continue reading Israeli Haematococcus Showcased in New Clinique Skincare Line

Algaetech International to develop RM27m astaxanthin facility

KUALA LUMPUR, Aug 21 — Algaetech International Sdn Bhd is developing a RM27 million astaxanthin facility for Haematococcus pluvialis cultivation at Technology Park Malaysia (TPM), the first of its kind in Asean, aimed at penetrating the US and New Zealand market… Continue reading Algaetech International to develop RM27m astaxanthin facility

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