Top 10 Spirulina Companies Characterizing the Industry Landscape

Published Date : Feb 2023
Author : Pratibha Bhattacharjee
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Top 10 Spirulina Companies Characterizing the Industry Landscape

Spirulina is a microscopic plant organism found in both salt and fresh water. This blue-green algae has a nutrient rich profile and therefore finds widespread application in a wide array of sectors.

Some of the prominent spirulina companies operating in this industry are-

Fuqing King Dnarmsa Spirulina Co. Ltd

Market Position or History

Recently, Fuqing King Dnarmsa Spirulina Co. Ltd announced to have produced 1,600 ton of spirulina and 400 ton of chlorella.

Business Overview and Strategy

Established in 1995, this company is based in China. It pioneers in the production and distribution of spirulina. Fuqing King Dnarmsa Spirulina Co. Ltd is known for using advanced technologies and farming techniques to harvest and process spirulina in its own farm. The organization exports its products to a wide range of nations.

The company’s primary vision is to create awareness about the positive health benefits offered by spirulina. In fact, it is working on to make superfood easily accessible for the masses.

Cyanotech Corporation

Market Position or History

In April 2019, Cyanotech Corporation announced its decision to join the Blue Zones Project Ohana.

Business Overview and Strategy

The company was established by Gerry Cysewski in 1983. It has its headquarters in Hawaii, United States. Cyanotech Corporation has emerged as one of the world’s leading micro-algae producers. The company has its own spirulina farm wherein it cultivates and processes spirulina products and sells them across a wide range of nations.

It is envisioned to make beneficial micro-algae-based products affordable and easily accessible to everyone.

Chr. Hansen A/S

Market Position or History

In 2018, Chr. Hansen A/S announced the acquisition of Calpis, a fermented dairy products manufacturer based in Japan.

Business Overview and Strategy

With its headquarters in Horsholm, Denmark, the company was founded in 1874 by Christian D.A. Hansen.  It is a well-known supplier of probiotics, natural colors, bacteria cultures, human milk oligosaccharides, and enzymes. Chr. Hansen A/S’ products are procured by numerous industries including animal feed, food & beverages, agriculture, and nutraceuticals, among others.

The company commits to developing natural and sustainable products with constant advancements in its R&D activities.

DIC Corporation

Market Position or History

In June 2021, DIC Corporation announced the acquisition of BASF Colors & Effects, a global pigment business owned by BASF SE.

Business Overview and Strategy

The company was established in February 1908 and has its headquarters in Tokyo, Japan. It is a top producer of pigments, inks, resins, and functional materials, which are used in a variety of applications.

DIC strongly commits to sustainability and innovation and has always been developing new products and technologies to cater to the evolving needs of its customers. The company's R&D efforts are envisioned at finding new and innovative solutions for its customers, while also minimizing its environmental impact.

Sunrise Nutrachem Group Co. Ltd

Market Position or History

It is worth noting that the Sunrise Nutrachem has obtained certifications like Halal, Kosher, ISO 9001, GMP, BRC, Organic Certificate, and HACCP for its products and equipment.

Business Overview and Strategy

The company was established in 2009 with its headquarters in Qingdao, China. It is known for producing a wide range of natural ingredients for industries such as food & beverage, personal care, and nutraceutical, among others. Sunrise Nutrachem also manufactures micro-algae based natural ingredients possessing a nutrient rich profile.

The company is known for manufacturing its products using robust state-of-the-art techniques. All of its products are subject to strict quality control standards to ensure their safety and efficacy.

Spirulina industry has been gaining massive traction over the years owing to the increased health and wellness based needs of the masses. Numerous players have entered this sector and are accruing notable revenue.

If you want to know about the rest of the spirulina companies who have made their mark in this sector, you can get your hands on this latest report curated by Brand Essence Market Research.

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