Posts tagged with ‘cosmeceuticals’

  • French omega-3 firm buys Canadian researcher

    French-based Polaris has purchased Canadian start-up Ocean Nutrasciences, for an undisclosed sum. Polaris has been working in the nutritional lipid area for about 15 years and said the acquisition provided it with added innovation potential in marine ingredients for use in, “nutraceutics, food and cosmetics”. In particular, Ocean Nutrasciences has done a lot of work taking extracts from Northern shrimp which […]
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  • By Year 2015: Global market for chitin derivatives expected to reach $63 billion / Global chitosan market could exceed $21 billion

    The global market for chitin derivatives is expected to reach $63 billion while the global chitosan market could exceed $21 billion by the year 2015, according to a new report from Global Industry Analysts Inc. titled “Chitin & Chitosan: A Global Strategic Business Report.” Key factors driving market growth include increasing applications and surging demand for chitin and chitosan from […]
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  • Estée Lauder Expands Re-Nutriv Skin Care Range Featuring Phormidium Rersicinum Blue-Green Algae

    Estee Lauder’s latest launch is the new Re-Nutriv Ultimate Lift Age-Correcting Collection for Fall 2010. Inspired by the field of epigenetics, Estée Lauder Research further advances into the field with its exclusive “Life Re Newing Molecules,” according to the company. These products feature phormidium rersicinum, an algae that has survived and thrived for over three billion years. More info
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  • Aqua Bio Technology: ABT signs Supply Agreement for Asian Markets

    Aqua Bio Technology (Oslo Axess : ABT) a Norwegian marine biotech firm developing, producing and selling patented marine based ingredients and technologies to the international cosmetic and skin care industry, today announced it has entered into a sales agreement of with a highly regarded Asian manufacturer of skin care products. As a part of the agreement, ABT will supply its […]
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  • Malaysia invests in seaweed nutrient mining

    The Malaysian Fisheries Department is backing local universities to mine the nutritive and other potential of local seaweeds. The Seaweed Downstream Research Centre (SDRC) involves several local universities and government agencies and has set itself the aim of producing 10 food and 10 non-food products. It is lead by the Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia (UKM). The SDRC has identified 11 varieties […]
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  • ABT Strengthens Organization With The Appointment of New CEO and Sales Management

    Norwegian marine biotechnology company Aqua Bio Technology ASA (ABT) has strengthened its organization, and has secured valuable competence for the company’s further growth and commercial development with the appointment of Arvid Lindberg as the new CEO, and Fanny Fagot-Coste as the Head of sales and Product Development. Arvid Lindberg (37) takes the role as ABT’s new CEO. He holds a […]
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  • Daily supplements of astaxanthin may improve HDL ‘good’ cholesterol levels, suggests new data from a human trial

    Doses up to 18 milligrams per day for 12 weeks improved blood levels of HDL cholesterol, as well as adiponectin concentrations, a protein hormone linked to various metabolic processes, according to findings published in Atherosclerosis. Researchers from Jikei University Kashiwa Hospital in Japan and Fuji Chemical Industry used Fuji’s commercially available AstaReal astaxanthin ingredient, and the trial involved 61 non-obese people […]
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  • BioCentric Energy Holdings announced multi-million dollar contract with Biocen Natural Products Development

    A multi-million dollar contract was signed between Daniel Kennedy, CEO and President of Biocen Natural Development Group (Pink Sheets:BNPD), a Nevada health drink company, and BEHL President, Monique Berry. The Nevada company, BNPD, is a public company consisting of a board of directors, a sales and marketing team and distribution outlets. BNPD, formerly Bionic Products, Inc., is currently undergoing a […]
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  • Seaweed Company in Stornoway has won the Crown Estates Marine Business Award for seaweed venture, creating nearly 40 jobs in the Isle of Lewis in five years

    The Hebridean Seaweed Company in Stornoway has won the Crown Estates Marine Business Award for a venture that has created nearly 40 jobs in the Isle of Lewis in just five years. The company has agreements in place with the Crown Estate, which owns 70% of Britain’s coastline, and local private estates to exclusively harvest seaweed throughout the Western Isles. It also works […]
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  • Seaweed-derived products from NZ Biotech company building sales in overseas markets

    Nemidon, a NZ company that makes a range of gels derived from seaweed, including moisturiser, treatments for sports injuries, muscle aches and joint pain, is growing its overseas markets. Ninety per cent of its products are exported and those overseas sales got a boost more than 10 years ago when founder Margaret Holloway took Nemidon’s gel on a marketing trip to […]
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