Posts tagged with ‘nutraceutical’

  • Verde Media Group Inc. Announces Omega-3 Target Acquisition and New Product Development

    Verde Media Biotechnology Division (“VMBD”) is in the advance negotiation stage for acquisition and partnership with a Massachusetts based technology-developing company for the production of high value bio-products. The target company has developed a microbial technology platform for the production of omega-3 fatty acids (EPA and DHA) using economical and abundantly available feedstock. The alternative fermentation based process can convert […]
  • Seaweed could be key to weight loss, study suggests

    Scientists at Newcastle University said a compound found in common seaweed would stop the body absorbing fat. Tests showed that alginate, found in sea kelp, can suppress the digestion of fat in the gut. The findings, published in the journal Food Chemistry, showed that a four-fold increase in one type of alginate boosted anti-fat absorption by 75%. More info
  • Algae.Tec Says Deal with Reliance Industrial Investments and Holdings Limited (RIIHL) to Launch Global Biofuels Division

    Algae.Tec Limited recently said the signing of agreements with Reliance Industrial Investments and Holdings (RIIHL) was the backing the Company needed to fund and launch its Global Biofuels Division. RIIHL is part of the Reliance Group, India’s largest private sector enterprise. The agreements encompass a subscription agreement, and technical and equipment supply agreements. These agreements also discuss conditions for future commercial […]
  • Natural Algae Astaxanthin Association formed by Three Leading Astaxanthin Producers

    Natural Algae Astaxanthin manufacturers Fuji Chemical Industry Co Ltd. (AstaREAL®), Algatechnologies Ltd. (AstaPure®), and Cyanotech Corporation, (BioAstin®), announce that they will form the “Natural Algae Astaxanthin Association” (NAXA), a trade organization dedicated to educating the public and dietary supplement industry about the health benefits of Natural Astaxanthin and the major differences between sources. These three founding members will welcome other […]
  • Lallemand acquires Aquapharm marine biotechnology platform

    Lallemand Inc subsidiary Lallemand UK Limited has announced that it has acquired the marine bio-technology business and assets of Aquapharm Bio-Discovery Limited from the Joint Administrators to the business. Aquapharm, which was founded in 2000 and is based at the European Centre for Marine Technology in Oban, Scotland has built up a library of over 10,000 marine microorganisms harvested worldwide from […]
  • Funding to Boost Algae Company

    Algaeon Inc., an Indianapolis-based biotech company that has developed algae cultivation technology for use in the nutraceutical and micronutrient markets, announced today that it has closed a $770,000 investment round of funding from early-stage growth company investors. The investment group included City Securities Corporation and multiple individual Angel investors. The funding will support the addition of capacity for sample qualification […]
  • Primex Launches Microencapsulated LipoSan Ultra

    Primex has introducted a microencapsulated version of its LipoSan Ultra that is designed for weight loss beverages. The new and unique weight loss ingredient is an innovative development and line extension of Primex’s ordinary weight loss ingredient LipoSan Ultra, a patented product based on ChitoClear chitosan and succinic acid, which has an extraordinary ability to bind to dietary fat so […]
  • Marine Institute and Department of Agriculture, Food and the Marine to co-fund food research

    The Department of Agriculture, Food and the Marine Institute (DAFM) has announced a call for marine research projects relating to Food Innovation, Food Processing Technologies and Food for Health. Researchers in higher education institutions and research institutions and on the island of Ireland are invited to submit proposals under the Food Industry Research Measure (FIRM) in an initiative jointly funded […]
  • Chinese invest in Flinders University seaweed research

    Flinders University is to receive $450,000 over three years from a major Chinese corporation to further the University’s research into the potential conversion of seaweed into a range of high value products including foods, cosmetics and medicinal compounds. Minister for Science and Information Economy Grace Portolesi today officially opened the world class marine biotechnology laboratory on seaweeds at Flinders University. […]
  • Bluewave: Hydrolyzed fish protein set for US sports nutrition splash

    New sports nutrition product launches containing a new hydrolyzed fish protein are imminent, says Bluewave Marine Ingredients as it brings its branded AminoMarine ingredient to market. More info