Monthly Archives: March 2013

Algae for Functional Food and Beverage

Algae for Functional Food and Beverage   Global demand for macroalgal and microalgal foods and beverages are growing at a rapid pace annually, and algae are increasingly being consumed for functional benefits beyond the traditional application of capsule and tablet. There is a growing interest in algae derivatives as additives in food and beverage to…
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Australian Phytoplankton

Australian Phytoplankton Derived from the Greek words phyto (plant) and plankton (made to wander or drift), phytoplanktons are microscopic organisms or microalgae found in most oceanic and fresh water bodies on the planet. Algae are the great remediator, sequestering large amounts of atmospheric CO2. Floating in large blooms close to the oceans surface layer, many…
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