Valensa teams with Algaeon for algae-based nutraceuticals

- Last updated on GMT

Related tags: Dietary supplement

Florida-based Valensa International has signed a multi-year, multi-million-dollar agreement with algae-based supplement maker Algaeon Inc. to bring “condition-specific” nutraceuticals to the marketplace. 

Under the terms of the agreement, Algaeon will develop manufacturing and technology processes while Valensa will produce finished form, condition-specific products that will be sold to marketers with recognized brands. 

Valensa’s ingredient and formulation portfolio already includes such algae-based products as Zanthin brand Astaxanthin, Parry Organic Spirulina, SpiruZan ​(astaxanthin + spirulina) tablets and phycocyanin-coated Pur-Blue SpiruZan.

According to Valensa president and CEO Dr. Rudi E. Moerck, the algae technology relationship with Algaeon provides a significant additional supplier of algae biomass and extracts to Valensa to allow the company to grow its portfolio of advanced condition-specific products.

“Valensa is a rapidly growing nutraceutical company with a thriving astaxanthin-based, condition-specific formulation business,”​ said Moerck in a statement. “We are excited and confident that this collaboration with Algaeon will provide additional algae-sourced ingredients to Valensa to ultimately expand its offerings beyond Spirulina and Astaxanthin.”

Related news

Show more

Related products

show more

DHA ORIGINS™: The sustainable potential of algae.

DHA ORIGINS™: The sustainable potential of algae.

Fermentalg | 12-May-2021 | Technical / White Paper

Consumers find out about nutritional quality by closely scrutinizing the labeling and list of ingredients (clean label). They are interested in the provenance...

New, Novel Source of Echinacea You Can Trust

New, Novel Source of Echinacea You Can Trust

XSTO Solutions | 26-Apr-2021 | Technical / White Paper

The interest in immune support ingredients has swelled to unprecedented levels in the last year, leaving companies scrambling for consistent, clean supply...

Related suppliers

Follow us

Products

View more

Webinars