Valensa joins Algae Biomass Organization, eyes next gen microalgae nutraceuticals

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Florida-based Valensa International has joined the Algae Biomass Organization (ABO), as the company recognizes algae as a source of sustainable and innovative nutraceuticals.

The Algae Biomass Organization (ABO) is a trade association for the algae industry that aims to create awareness about microalgae as a sustainable source of human nutrition, animal feed, water treatment services, chemicals, fuels, and countless other products.

“We are excited to have industry leader Valensa join the Algae Biomass Organization’s efforts to expand the availability of algae-based products in dozens of markets,”​ said Matt Carr, executive director of the Algae Biomass Organization.

“Valensa’s experience commercializing advanced technologies in human health and nutrition are among the most important for an industry that is just beginning show its potential to provide new products, improve global sustainability, and trigger new economic growth.”

Umasudhan, CEO and President, said Valensa is a “disruptive innovator” in microalgae-based nutraceuticals who creates sustainable indication-specific solutions for enhanced health.

“Valensa and affiliate Parry Nutraceuticals have been diligently working on expanding the scope of microalgae production technology including controlled race-way cultures, hybrid closed systems and fermentation technology needed to create safe, efficacious, microalgae-based nutraceuticals,” ​said Uma.

“Exclusive algae-based formulations will become the next generation of nutraceuticals to accommodate growing consumer demand for safe, healthy, sustainable-sourced, and all-natural products. We look forward to building the future of sustainable algae with the support of the ABO.”

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