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Spirulina as a Functional Feed Ingredient

WHAT IS SPIRULINA? AND WHY IS IT USED IN ANIMAL AND FISH FEED? ANTIBIOTIC FREE PROGRAM Spirulina greatly increases the production of natural antibodies to fight disease and infections.(1) INCREASED PRODUCTION Studies show that Spirulina leads to a 10-15% increase in production

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Spirulina Extracts Use in Food and Beverage Industry Growing: Study

Spirulina extract market is expected to grow with a single digit CAGR over the forecast period. Spirulina Extracts are made with natural herbs, vitamins and minerals to raise energy levels and provide antioxidant protection.Spirulina extract ingredients are used in food

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Spirulina: Looks a Little Like Pond Scum, But is Really a Superfood

                It looks a little bit like pond scum, but – as they say, never judge a book by its cover – if you stick with that theory you’ll quickly learn that the

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High demand for Spirulina in North America natural food colours market

[USA] The North America natural food colours market is expected to expand at a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 7.1% during the forecast period 2014-2020, and reach a valuation of US$ 441.4 Mn by 2020, according to a research report,

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How does Spirulina differ from Chlorella?

When it comes to picking the best nutritional supplement available, many people tend to ask, “How does Spirulina differ from Chlorella and other blue-green algae?” Granted, both are incredibly powerful superfoods that can benefit anyone who takes them as part

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Algae in the food industry

Algae in the food industry There is a growing interest in algae derivatives as additives in foods for increased nutrition. The targeted extracts  include plant based omega-3 fatty acids, phycocyanin, antioxidants, protein and lipid contents from algal biomass. Astaxanthin has

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Spirulina’s progression in the food markets.

In fall 2013, Spirulina received approval from the FDA to be included as edible coloring in a very limited selection of products. That selection has now expanded into a wide range of foods as a natural coloring additive. “”The United

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Is Vitamin B12 bioavailable in edible algal species?

Is Vitamin B12 bioavailable in edible algal species? Vitamin B 12 belongs to the compound group of corrinoids. The distinguishing characteristic of corrinoids is the identifiable corrin nucleus and can only be synthesized in certain bacteria. Other than bioavailable vitamin

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FDA Approves Spirulina Food Coloring

Spirulina The FDA has now accepted spirulina as a food coloring for candy and gum.  The species, Arthrospira platensis, has been approved for use as of September 13, 2013. Spirulina contains phycocyanins, which are responsible for the distinct blue-green color.

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Spirulina

Introduction to Spirulina Spirulina is a well-known consumable cyanobacteria which is found throughout the warm waters of the world. It’s named from the microscopic spiral-shape that can be uniquely identified only to Spirulina. Spirulina has highest protein content of any

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