Microalgae are tiny, single-celled photosynthetic organisms that are capable of converting sunlight into chemical energy through the process of photosynthesis.
In March 2021, DIC Corporation inked a partnership deal with Flexterra Corporation to develop new biodegradable materials for use in agriculture. The partnership aims to address the issue of plastic waste in agriculture by developing sustainable alternatives.
Kijuro Kawamura started this company in 1908. Its headquarters are located in Tokyo, Japan. The enterprise operates a wide range of businesses including speciality chemicals, printing inks, organic pigments, and coatings. It is also actively engaged in the research and development of microalgae. It is worth noting that DIC Corporation has established a dedicated research facility in Japan to develop and optimize the cultivation, harvesting, and processing of microalgae.
It is committed to pursuing innovation and continuous improvement in its business operations, and to expanding its presence in key global markets. The company's goal is to create value for its stakeholders, including customers, employees, shareholders, and the wider community.
In April 2019, Cyanotech Corporation announced its decision to join the Blue Zones Project Ohana.
Established in 1983, the company has its headquarters in Hawaii, United States. Gerry Cysewski is the founding father of this enterprise. It predominantly produces high value nutraceutical products derived from microalgae.
Cyanotech Corporation is committed to sustainable business practices and has implemented a number of initiatives to reduce its environmental impact. These include using renewable energy sources, reducing water usage, and implementing a closed-loop system to recycle nutrients used in microalgae cultivation.
In 2017, acquired EID Parry announced the acquisition of Alimtec SA, a Spanish company that specializes in the production of natural plant extracts. The acquisition helped EID Parry Limited to expand its product portfolio and enter new markets.
With its headquarters in Chennai, India, the company was established in 1788. It specializes in the manufacturing of sugar, nutraceuticals, bio-fertilizers, and certain other value-added products. The company's nutraceuticals business is focused on the production of Spirulina, a type of microalgae that is known for its high nutritional value.
EID Parry Limited has a strong focus on sustainability and has implemented several initiatives to reduce its environmental impact. The company has invested in renewable energy sources, such as wind and solar power, and has implemented water conservation measures in its sugar mills.
Notably, Sunrise Nutrachem has acquired commendations like Halal, Kosher, ISO 9001, GMP, BRC, Organic Certificate, and HACCP for their commodities and apparatuses.
The firm was inaugurated in 2009, with its headquarters located in Qingdao, China. It is recognized for manufacturing an extensive array of natural ingredients tailored to various industries such as nutraceuticals, personal care, food & beverage, and many more. Sunrise Nutrachem also develops natural ingredients derived from micro-algae with an opulent profile of nutrients.
The company is known for employing robust and state-of-the-art methodologies in the creation of their products. The manufacturing process is meticulously monitored to ensure that the products meet the stringent standards of safety and efficacy.
Recently, Fuqing King Dnarmsa Spirulina Co. Ltd announced to have produced 1,600 ton of spirulina and 400 ton of chlorella.
Fuqing King Dnarmsa Spirulina Co. Ltd, a company founded in 1995 and headquartered in China, has made a name for itself as a trailblazer in the production and distribution of spirulina. Their advanced techniques and cutting-edge technologies enable them to harvest and process spirulina on their own farm. The company is also well-known for exporting its products to a wide variety of countries.
The primary objective of this organization is to increase public awareness of the numerous health benefits that spirulina offers. Furthermore, they are actively engaged in making this superfood more widely available to the masses.