Navigation Links
Valensa Expands Astaxanthin Extraction Capacity
Date:2/14/2008

Growing Demand for High-Quality Finished Product that Meets Regulatory & Health Issues and New Strategic Alliance Create Conditions for Expansion

ORLANDO, Fla., Feb. 14 /PRNewswire/ -- Valensa International announced today that it has increased its capacity for the extraction of Haematococcus pluvialis for the manufacture of finished all-natural astaxanthin. The move was made in light of recently growing demand for a high-quality astaxanthin in North America, Asia and Europe that is both pesticide-free and allergen-free - two conditions that are only possible with select raw material sources and extraction facilities. In addition to market demand, a recently formed Strategic Alliance with Cyanotech Corporation (Kona, HI), where Valensa provides extraction services of raw material provided by Cyanotech, will require increased capacity to facilitate orderly growth of supply for the market and increased uptake of Valensa's own ZANTHIN(R) natural astaxanthin brand. The capacity expansion will be approximately 20% and will be achieved primarily through manufacturing efficiencies and de-bottlenecking its facilities in Eustis, Florida, USA. The expansion will include new facilities for screening biomass against the presence of pesticides. Astaxanthin products extracted at Valensa's Eustis facility will be certified pesticide- and allergen-free.

According to Dr. Rudi Moerck, President of Valensa, high-quality astaxanthin biomass and strict quality control in manufacturing are the two key elements for creating a finished astaxanthin product that meets or exceeds the quality and regulatory requirements of world markets. "There is growing interest and excitement about the potential of astaxanthin - the world's most potent antioxidant with clinical trial data indicating support in areas such as eye health, neurological health, immune support, inflammation reduction and skin health. Recently, the demand for a high-quality, pesticide-free source of the produc
'/>"/>

SOURCE Valensa International
Copyright©2008 PR Newswire.
All rights reserved

Page: 1 2

Related biology technology :

1. Progen Expands Drug Development Pipeline Through Acquisition of CellGate
2. Touch Bionics expands U.S. presence to meet demand for i-LIMB Hand
3. ActivBiotics Completes Sale of Fixed Assets; Expands Due Diligence Initiative for the Sale of Intellectual Property, Including Drug Product Candidates
4. PPD Expands Global Central Lab Services into China
5. The Center for Molecular Medicine Doubles Lab Staff, Expands Lab Space by 100 Percent
6. Derma Sciences Expands Direct Sales Force for Advanced Wound Care, Looks to Double Again in 2008
7. Ventria Expands Team and Hires Kansan as Director of Bioprocessing Operations
8. Symmetry Medical Expands Board of Directors
9. UC Berkeley Expands Molecular Toxicology Curriculum to Include GeneGos Platform
10. Observant LLC Expands Senior Management Team
11. Pearl Therapeutics, Inc. Expands Its Senior Management Team With Top Talent in Clinical Development and Regulatory Affairs
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:7/24/2014)... N.J. , July 24, 2014 ... provider of regulatory and ethical review services for ... Alliance Biosciences. Formerly a division of ... was the leading biosafety and biosecurity consulting firm ... With this addition, WCG,s biosafety division – WCG ...
(Date:7/24/2014)... 24, 2014   Cypher Genomics, Inc., ... of Adam Simpson as president and ... and comprehensive annotation and interpretation of individual human ... "Cypher,s technology has the potential to play ... diagnostic accuracy, optimizing therapeutic approaches and reducing adverse ...
(Date:7/23/2014)... -- Sangamo BioSciences, Inc. (NASDAQ: SGMO ) today ... For the second quarter ended June ... $7.0 million, or $0.10 per share, compared to a ... for the same period in 2013. As of June ... securities and interest receivable of $236.7 million. ...
(Date:7/23/2014)... Ill. , July 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ ... (SNA™) constructs as gene regulatory and immunotherapeutic ... has joined AuraSense Therapeutics, executive leadership ... 11. Prior to joining AuraSense ... and Chief Financial Officer of Cellular Dynamics ...
Breaking Biology Technology:WIRB-Copernicus Group Announces Acquisition of Alliance Biosciences; Executives Join WCG Biosafety Division 2WIRB-Copernicus Group Announces Acquisition of Alliance Biosciences; Executives Join WCG Biosafety Division 3Cypher Genomics Announces the Appointment of Adam Simpson as President and COO to Advance Transformative Genome Interpretation Technology 2Cypher Genomics Announces the Appointment of Adam Simpson as President and COO to Advance Transformative Genome Interpretation Technology 3Sangamo BioSciences Reports Second Quarter 2014 Financial Results 2Sangamo BioSciences Reports Second Quarter 2014 Financial Results 3Sangamo BioSciences Reports Second Quarter 2014 Financial Results 4Sangamo BioSciences Reports Second Quarter 2014 Financial Results 5Sangamo BioSciences Reports Second Quarter 2014 Financial Results 6Sangamo BioSciences Reports Second Quarter 2014 Financial Results 7Sangamo BioSciences Reports Second Quarter 2014 Financial Results 8Sangamo BioSciences Reports Second Quarter 2014 Financial Results 9AuraSense Therapeutics Appoints Biotechnology Veteran David S. Snyder as Chief Financial Officer 2
... Optimal for Expansion in Medical Imaging Management , ... BIRMINGHAM, Ala., June 4 Optimal Reading Services Group, ... services for hospitals, imaging centers and radiology groups, announced ... made a substantial investment in Optimal. The investment provides ...
... 4 Ratcliff promoted Jorge Burbano to senior associate and ... this month. The award-winning firm ( http://www.ratcliffarch.com ... design and planning services to healthcare, academic and civic clients ... LEED(R) AP, has more than 20 years of architectural design ...
... , , SAN DIEGO, June 4 Neurocrine ... Kevin Gorman, President and Chief Executive Officer of Neurocrine Biosciences ... Conference in New York. , , The live ... Eastern Time (ET)/10:30 a.m. Pacific Time (PT). The presentation ...
Cached Biology Technology:Optimal Reading Services Group, Inc. Receives Investment from Health Evolution Partners 2Optimal Reading Services Group, Inc. Receives Investment from Health Evolution Partners 3Ratcliff Promotes Jorge Burbano to Senior Associate; Tess Kavanagh and Tony Keung to Associate 2Neurocrine Biosciences to Present at the 8th Annual Needham Life Sciences Conference 2
(Date:7/24/2014)... NEW BRUNSWICK, N.J. A yearlong study funded by ... at the Edward J. Bloustein School of Planning and ... property owners in Sandy-affected towns are skeptical about the ... 400 online survey respondents, 45 percent indicated they were ... town affected by Superstorm Sandy would be rebuilt better ...
(Date:7/24/2014)... is available in German . ... 300 million asthma sufferers worldwide, a further 600 million ... of the global population contending with allergic rhinitis (allergic ... also affect other organs and parts of the body ... intestine (in the form of inflammatory bowel diseases such ...
(Date:7/24/2014)... July 24, 2014 NXT-ID, Inc., (NXTD: OTCQB) a biometric ... its next generation smart wallet, Wocket™, was recently the topic of  ... interviewed Gino Pereira , CEO of NXT-ID, ... Mr. Gino Pereira explains ... of credit cards and walks host Anita Finley ...
Breaking Biology News(10 mins):Rutgers study explores attitudes, preferences toward post-Sandy rebuilding 2New drugs to combat asthma and the like 2New drugs to combat asthma and the like 3Boomer Times Gets to Know NXT-ID's Next Generation Wocket Smart Wallet; Practical, Secure and Easy to Use 2Boomer Times Gets to Know NXT-ID's Next Generation Wocket Smart Wallet; Practical, Secure and Easy to Use 3Boomer Times Gets to Know NXT-ID's Next Generation Wocket Smart Wallet; Practical, Secure and Easy to Use 4
... Scientists (AAPS) is a professional, scientific society of ... and other research institutes worldwide. Founded in 1986, ... exchange of knowledge among scientists to enhance their ... programs, on-going education, information resources, opportunities for networking, ...
... has to work 17 times harder to catch the same amount ... were powered by sail, according to new research. Researchers from ... UK Government data on the amount of fish caught and the ... to analyse the change in fish stocks since 1889. ...
... An experienced fruit fly researcher can tell at a glance ... distinct pigmentation pattern on a fly,s body (a type of bristle ... genitalia are dead giveaways. But most of the fly,s body parts ... no idea whether "maleness" or "femaleness" extended to all of the ...
Cached Biology News:Fishing fleet working 17 times harder than in 1880s to make same catch 2Male or female? In flies, some cells can't tell 2Male or female? In flies, some cells can't tell 3
2,4,6-Trinitrophenyl hapten is conjugated to Bovine Serum Albumin protein through lysine by amide bonds....
EoProbe Eosinophil Staining Kit, 1 Kit...
B.D. Hames and D.M. Glover (1996) • This issue covers T-Cell antigen receptor genes; T-Lymphocyte signal transduction; B-Cell activation antibody engineering and the complement system and other ...
...
Biology Products: