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BGG extracts its astaxanthin from algae grown in a closed tube facility in Yunnan Province, which has reliable amounts of sunshine. BGG photo.

BGG to double capacity at astaxanthin farm in southwestern China

By Hank Schultz

Chinese astaxanthin supplier Algae Health Science, a subsidiary of BGG World, has announced an expansion of its photobioreactor farming facility that will make it one of the biggest, if not the biggest, sources of the carotenoid in the world.

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Coronavirus: Spotlight on the biotin supply chain

By Danielle Masterson

China accounts for about 80% of the global biotin supply, making it the largest biotin production country in the world. While supply chain dependency on China is a well-known fact for the United States, the crippling impact of the coronavirus in recent...

In India, turmeric is grown by thousands of small holding farmers.  Much of this year's crop had already been harvested and shipped before the disease crisis hit. NutraIngredients-USA photo

CORONAVIRUS: SPOTLIGHT ON THE SUPPLY CHAIN

Curcumin supply escapes worst of coronavirus supply disruptions

By Hank Schultz

The rapid shutdown of Indian society to combat the coronavirus crisis has inconvenienced manufacturers of curcumin ingredients, but thus far has not put a critical dent in inventories, suppliers say.

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