Algaia secures 4m euros to expand French algae facility

Foodbev.com reports that French marine ingredients company Algaia will install a new specialty seaweed extract unit at its facility in Brittany, France, after securing €4 million in funding from its main shareholder, Maabarot Products. Algaia works with local fishermen to harvest brown algae just a few kilometers from the site…

Algaia and AIDP partner for North American market

France-based Algaia, S.A., and AIDP, Inc. have announced their entry into a distribution partnership to market Algaia’s alginates and other specialty marine-based solutions to customers in Canada, USA and Mexico. The distribution arrangement was finalized at Vitafoods, in Geneva… [Read the full story]

Seaweed driving product development at Algaia

Gaynor Selby writes in FoodIngredientsFirst that seaweed, with its many varieties, is poised to become the next super green superfood, and is finding new product applications in Western markets due to its wide ranging health benefits. Algaia, with headquarters in Paris, France, recently bolstered its growth in specialty marine…