Tag Archives: natural products

Qualitas Health Launches New Almega PL Website

[2nd, May 2014] Qualitas Health, a developer of vegetarian omega-3s made from microalgae, announced the launch of its new Almega PL website. The new site offers increase functionality, a user-friendly interface and information about Almega PL. Tabs at the top of the home page offer information on the omega-3’s source, composition, ratio, sustainability and quality control. The site also contains a “where to buy” function, so that consumers can easily locate retail products containing Almega PL… Continue reading Qualitas Health Launches New Almega PL Website

Valensa Parent EID Parry Acquires Astaxanthin Biomass Production Facility Alimtec

[27th, Apr 2014]

[28th, Apr 2014] Valensa International announced today that its parent company – EID Parry (Murugruppa Group, India) – has acquired Alimtec SA, a Chile-based company of the Bayer AG Group. The acquisition of Alimtec, which had been a supplier of high-quality Astaxanthin biomass to Valensa for over two years, will augment Valensa’s ability to expand its natural Astaxanthin offerings as a part of its portfolio… Continue reading Valensa Parent EID Parry Acquires Astaxanthin Biomass Production Facility Alimtec

Alaska seaweed may be potent weapon against diabetes, obesity

[28th, Apr 2014] Plants growing in the waters of Southeast Alaska have to be tough to withstand the strong tides, cold temperatures, relentless summer daylight and abundance of plant-nibbling species. That toughness, it turns out, can also result in health benefits for the people who eat the plants, according… Continue reading Alaska seaweed may be potent weapon against diabetes, obesity

Red macroalgae properties researched

[24th, Apr 2014] A team of researchers from the Universidad Nacional del Litoral (UNL) is studying red macroalga, which is abundant on the Atlantic coast in the south of the country and has nutritional properties. Scientists also believe that this alga, Phorphyra columbina, has really beneficial bioactive compounds for health… Continue reading Red macroalgae properties researched

The Sea Change in Beauty

Seafoam green and ocean blue are not just storming the runways, they’re also the colors du jour in the world of beauty. A tidal wave of marine ingredients—from algae to kelp, caviar to seawater—is cropping up in serums, hair conditioners, supplements, and spa treatments. “Algae have been around for billions of years,” says Mike Rohlfsen, director of business development for Heliae, an Arizona company that harvests the organism. “Because they’ve had to adapt to survive,… Continue reading The Sea Change in Beauty