Spirulina shown to provide benefits to HIV patients

Research recently published in Nutrients by the National Center for Biotechnology Information has demonstrated Arthrospira platensis (Spirulina) to benefit HIV-infected adult women. According to the study “The Effect of…

Spirulina farmers face challenges in Myanmar

Kyae Mone Win reports in the Myanmar Times that spirulina has been harvested from Twin Daung lake in Sagaing’s Bu Ta Lin township for over a decade, but climate change and diverted rivers are being blamed…

DIY Spirulina

Scientist and homebrew spirulina advocate Dr. Aaron Baum shows viewers how to grow, harvest and consume their own fresh spirulina…

Spirulina in Myanmar

Visit one of the world’s largest producers of spirulina algae from both artificial production ponds and natural lakes. Spirulina production in Myanmar was started 25 years ago by Dr. Min Thein…

Spirulina – now with a new minty taste!

Nutrex Hawaii, a Cyanotech brand, has announced the launch of new Spearmint Flavored Hawaiian Spirulina Pacifica®, the first mint flavored pure spirulina to hit the market. The 1,000 mg formula…

Choosing the right algae to feed fish

The Fish Site reports that often the algae chosen for fish feeding studies appear to have been selected largely for convenience, because they are low-cost and commercially available. For example, microalgae such as Spirulina, Chlorella and Dunaliella…

Spirulina extract’s effects on seniors’ health

Can spirulina, the blue-green algae rich in linoleic acids, B vitamins and a variety of minerals – and used for centuries across ancient cultures to promote better health – improve immune systems…

Studying the health enhancing properties of spirulina

Emma Eley writes in Chemistry World that scientists investigating the health enhancing properties of spirulina have identified that its atheroprotective activity may be due to it having a protein…

Urban farming fresh spirulina

In Bangkok, Thailand, Patsakorn Thaveeuchukorn harvests spirulina from dozens of barrels on a rooftop, in an urban farming effort to provide a sustainable source of protein as an alternative to meat. “The algae is growing so fast…

Chr. Hansen launches spirulina-based food colors

Christian (Chr.) Hansen, a global bioscience company that produces natural ingredients for the food, health, pharmaceutical and agriculture industries, has launched a natural blue colorant made from…

Cyanotech sales up 12% in Fiscal Year 2013

Microalgae-based, high-value nutrition and health products manufacturer, Cyanotech Corporation, has announced financial results for fiscal year 2013, ended March 31, 2013…

Cyanotech Reports Q3 revenue growth of 8%

Algae derived nutrition and health products manufacturer Cyanotech Corporation, based in Kailua Kona, Hawaii, has announced financial results for the third quarter and first nine months of fiscal year 2013…

Home Grown Spirulina

In case you missed it within Robert Henriksen’s recent Part 4 of Scalable Algae Microfarms, watch as the author and world renowned spirulina expert demonstrates how spirulina…

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…

Scalable Algae Microfarms: Part 3

Since the 1980s, French charitable and non-governmental organizations have been building and operating small spirulina algae systems in Africa and Asia using appropriate technology and developing simple and effective growing and processing systems…

AIM Interview: Sapphire Energy’s CJ Warner and Tim Zenk

Sapphire Energy’s Green Crude Farm, in Columbus, New Mexico, is the biggest gamble on the table for commercial-scale algae to fuel. With over $300 million in investments and loan guarantees…

Scalable Algae Microfarms: Part 2

Spirulina has been adopted by village farms in the developing world. As a supplement, spirulina offers remarkable benefits for undernourished people, especially children, with a long historical record…

Cyanotech Reports 1Q 2013 Results

Kailua Kona, Hawaii–based Cyanotech, a leader in high-value nutrition and health products from microalgae, has announced financial results for the first quarter of fiscal year 2013, ended June 30, 2012…

Super Blue Green Algae

Take a little trip out to Klamath Lake, in Klamath Falls, Oregon to see how the folks at SimpleXity Health harvest their super blue green algae, aka Spirulina…

Cyanotech Names Lundeen VP/GM for Nutrex Hawaii

Kailua Kona, Hawaii-based Cyanotech Corporation, a world leader in microalgae-based, high-value nutrition and health products, has named Jim Lundeen Vice President and General Manager–Mainland with…

West African Spirulina

A West African village learns how to increase the health and welfare of their community with the help of algae missionaries…

Astaxanthin Drives Cyanotech to Record Profits

Kailua Kona, Hawaii-based Cyanotech Corporation, a world leader in microalgae-based, high-value nutrition and health products, has announced that 
for fiscal year 2012 compared to fiscal year 2011…

Processing Brine with Spirulina at AlgaeArt

AlgaeArt is a startup firm in Israel dedicated to the culture of Spirulina. Its novelty lies in combining Spirulina production with the treatment and management of brines from inland desalination…

Nutrex Announces Scientific Advisory Board

Kailua-Kona, Hawaii-based Nutrex Hawaii, producer of Hawaiian Astaxanthin and Hawaiian Spirulina supplements, has announced the formation of its independent Scientific Advisory Board, comprised…

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