Category: Health & Nutrition

Triton ingredient gets FDA “No Questions” letter

Triton Algae Innovations, a San Diego-based startup company focused on new food and nutritional products derived from a highly nutritious algae, has announced that the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) “has no questions” that Triton’s algae ingredient Chlamydomonas reinhardtii (C. reinhardtii)…

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Algenist introduces vegan collagen lip treatment

Algenist, the beauty product brand birthed by former algal fuel, food and skin care developer Solazyme, has announced the launch of its newest innovation: GENIUS Liquid Collagen Lip. Inspired by GENIUS Liquid Collagen, Algenist’s best-selling facial serum, Liquid Collagen Lip is formulated with the same vegan collagen…

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Can spirulina boost the immune systems of athletes?

Raymond Quan reports for that researchers in Poland recently investigated whether using spirulina as a nutritional supplement can have a positive effect on the immune system of athletes. Strenuous exercise regimes of high-performance athletes may actually have a negative effect…

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Polaris to launch new omega-3 product

Polaris has launched Omegavie® DHA 650 Qualitysilver®5 high concentrate & highly performing omega-3 algal oil, produced in France from sustainable sources of microalgae. Omegavie oils benefit from Polaris’ unique 5th generation of Qualitysilver process, making it ultra-stable. This patented technology…

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NonFood plans for home-based algae reactors

Harvard Magazine reports that a glimpse of the future of food can be seen through the eyes of Andrew Ive, a Harvard M.B.A. He is managing director of the world’s largest food-company incubator, Food-X, based in New York City, which helps about 170 food start-ups get off the ground each year…

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Salmon with double the omega-3 content

Leading aquaculture producers Kvarøy and Blue Circle Foods, along with top feed company BioMar have announced production of salmon that offers superior nutrition through a 100 percent increase in marine omega-3 content, essential to heart and brain function, and overall good health…

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ZIVO and NutriQuest conclude two algal poultry studies

ZIVO Bioscience, Inc. (ZIVO) a biotech/agtech R&D company engaged in the commercialization of nutritional and medicinal products derived from proprietary algal strains, has announced results from two poultry studies designed and supervised by animal nutrition strategic partner NutriQuest, LLC. The two studies…

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Blendtek partners for algal-based health products

Blendtek Ingredients Inc., a Canadian innovative food ingredients and solutions company, has partnered with Fitoplancton Marino, a leader in the development of marine microalgae cultures based in Spain, to supply an emerging natural health ingredient with a wide range of beneficial applications for food, health and nutrition…

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