Posts tagged with ‘nutraceutical’

  • Canadian phytoplankton company signs Asia deal

    A Nanaimo-based company specializing in the health benefits of marine phytoplankton hopes a deal signed Saturday with a large Chinese health and marketing firm will pay big dividends. After more than a decade of research and development, Canada Marine Biotech Research Corporation has formed a partnership with Nanjing-based Joy-main Science and Technology Development Comp. to launch a new health product […]
  • Fish bones’ second life

    A new project is exploring means of turning fish waste into value-added products such as neutraceuticals while attempting to make fisheries a greener industry in developing countries. Only about 50% of every fish sold as fillet is actually eaten.  Often, fish heads, viscera, skin and bones are discarded. In this context, the SECUREFISH project, funded by the EU, aims at reducing the […]
  • Company to convert seafood waste into products

    A company that plans to convert seafood waste into a range of commercial products will move into an empty bottling plant in Opelousas, creating 50 new jobs over five years. AgraTech International said Wednesday it will spend $10 million to renovate the old Yoo-Hoo plant. The company will process shrimp, crawfish and crab shells to get chitosan, which is used […]
  • BC Marine Phytoplankton Attracts Chinese High Tech Healthcare Producer

    Canada Marine Biotech Research Corp. to host a December 15, 2012 luncheon event to welcome Nanjing Joymain Science and Technology Development Co. Ltd. The event will celebrate the strategic alliance formed between the British Columbia, Canadian company and Joymain, headquartered in Nanjing, China. Joymain is a high-tech R&D, production, and marketing company, a leader in health care products and commodities. Joymain is introducing the launch […]
  • Marine bioprospecting – a role for bioresource centers in the 21st century

    Marine bioprospecting – a role for bioresource centers in the 21st century. A presentation by Dr Willie Wilson (Director of National Center for Marine Algae and Microbiota, Bigelow Laboratory for Ocean Sciences, USA) presentation at the Oceans of Potential conference, Tuesday 11th September, Plymouth, UK More info
  • Marine biotechnology advances towards applications in new functional foods

    The marine ecosystem is still an untapped reservoir of biologically active compounds, which have considerable potential to supply food ingredients towards development of new functional foods. With the goal of increasing the availability and chemical diversity of functional marine ingredients, much research has been developed using biotechnological tools to discover and produce new compounds. This review summarizes the advances in […]
  • Cyanotech Reports Financial Results

    Cyanotech Corporation, a world leader in microalgae-based, high-value nutrition and health products, including BioAstin® Natural Astaxanthin and Hawaiian Spirulina Pacifica®, has announced financial results for the second quarter and first six months of fiscal year 2013, ended September 30, 2012. Second Quarter 2013 For the second quarter of fiscal 2013 compared to the second quarter of fiscal 2012, revenues were […]
  • Bibliographic database for Plymouth Marine Laboratory publications from 2001 – present now available

    The list of Plymouth Marine Laboratory publications since 2002 can be uploaded in pdf format from the PML web site. More info
  • Biotec Pharmacon files first part of registration file for Woulgan Biogel

    Biotec BetaGlucans AS, wholly owned subsidiary of Biotec Pharmacon ASA, has today filed the first part of the registration file for its new and novel Woulgan® Biogel product. Svein Lien, CEO of Biotec Pharmacon says: “This is an important milestone in our efforts to commercialize our novel beta-glucans for advanced wound healing. This is a market in need of new […]
  • Algae Extract Increases Good Cholesterol Levels, Research Finds

    A Wayne State University researcher has found that an extract from algae could become a key to regulating cardiovascular disease. In a study funded by Health Enhancement Products of Bloomfield Hills, Mich., Smiti Gupta, Ph.D., assistant professor in the department of nutrition and food science in the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences, has found that dietary intake of ProAlgaZyme […]