Posts tagged with ‘marine ingredient’

  • PetroAlgae’s Protein Achieves Successful Test Results for Human Consumption

    PetroAlgae Inc. (otcpk:PALG), a global provider of licensed technology that produces micro-crops for renewable protein, feed, and fuel products announced today the completion of the first phases of two studies showing that PetroAlgae micro-crop protein could qualify as the first major new plant protein source for humans since soy protein entered the human diet in the 1950s. PetroAlgae’s patent pending […]
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  • Malaysian fish extract used to make wound dressing spray

    Water extract from the Haruan fish in Malaysia has proved safe and effective for healing incision and burn wounds. Haruan is a popular fish to eat in Malaysia and is thought to have wound healing properties due to the abundance of fatty and amino acids, which help blood clotting and reduce pain. When prepared as fillets, researchers cook the fish […]
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  • GPRE and BioProcess Algae Complete Feed Trials

    Green Plains Renewable Energy, Inc. and BioProcess Algae, LLC have announced the successful completion of the first round of algae-based poultry feed trials. The algae strains produced for the feed trials demonstrated high energy and protein content that was readily available, similar to other high value feed products used in the feeding of poultry today. The algae strains used in […]
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  • Aqua Bio Technology Partners with Presperse Corporation in North America

    Presperse Corporation is pleased to announce that they have entered into a distribution agreement with Aqua Bio Technologies ASA (ABT) based in Norway. ABT develops and produces patented ingredients and technologies based on extensive research and development. Their novel marine active ingredients are derived from the pure and protected environment of Northern waters. ABT’s flagship ingredient, Aquabeautine XL™, is a […]
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  • Norwegian Prawns to Spice Up Chinese Noodles

    Bioprospecting is opening up international markets for Norwegian seafood companies. Essences extracted from a prawn or octopus off the west coast of Norway could end up as flavouring in noodle packages in China. This type of bioprospecting involves investigating marine organisms to find components or compounds that have commercial use. The potential results are particularly promising in relation to foodstuffs […]
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  • Aurora Algae Raises $22 Million in Funding Round

    Aurora Algae, with dual operations in Hayward, CA and Karratha, Australia, has received a round of $22 million from Oak Investment Partners, other existing investors, and a large foreign strategic investor who, at this time, has not been identified. The funding will help Aurora execute plans for the construction of its commercial facility in Maitland, Western Australia — for which […]
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  • Global Glucosamine Market to Reach 46.6 Thousand Metric Tons by 2017, According to a New Report

    The research report titled “Glucosamine: A Global Strategic Business Report” announced by Global Industry Analysts Inc., provides a comprehensive review of the Glucosamine market, current market trends, key growth drivers, new research findings on Glucosamine, new product introductions and launches, recent corporate initiatives, and profiles of major/niche global as well as regional market participants. The report provides annual sales estimates […]
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  • Astaxanthin sales surge at Cyanotech in Q1 2011

      Hawaii-based Cyanotech has posted a dramatic rise in sales in the first quarter of 2012 driven by growing demand for natural astaxanthin: a potent red antioxidant that hit the headlines earlier this year following favorable coverage on Dr Oz and Oprah.  Cyanotech is based in Kona, Hawaii. The microalgae specialist, which also makes spirulina – a blue/green nutrient packed […]
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  • India: CIFT signs MOU with Uniloids Biosciences for chitin and chitosan processing technology

    The Central Institute of Fisheries Technology (CIFT) in India has signed an MoU with the Hyderabad based Uniloids Biosciences. The MoU will provide Uniloids Biosciences access to technology developed at CIFT, to convert process waste to Chitin and Chitosan,considerably versatile and promising biomaterials with wide use in various industries such as pharma, food processing and cosmetics. Also, Uniloids Biosciences will […]
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  • Revenues/Profits up for Cyanotech vs. year ago

    Cyanotech Corporation, a NASDAQ-traded leader in microalgae-based, high-value nutrition and health products, headquartered in Kona, Hawaii, has announced financial results for the fourth quarter and fiscal year 2011, ended March 31, 2011. For the fourth quarter of fiscal 2011, revenues were $5,218,000 compared to $3,814,000 for the fourth quarter of fiscal 2010. Gross profit was $1,798,000, with gross profit margin […]
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