The growth of microalgae market is mainly attributed to the inclination towards health & wellness trends and growing dietary supplements industry, growing demand for natural food colors, growing vegetarianism, growing nutraceutical industry, and increasing preference for microalgae sourced products. However, low awareness about the benefits of microalgae and the complex production process of algae products is expected to hinder the growth of the global microalgae market to some extent.

Microalgae Market is expected to reach $1.8 billion by 2028, at a CAGR of 10.3% during the forecast period 2021 to 2028.

Fuqing King Dnarmsa Spirulina Co.Ltd.

Founded in 1995 and headquartered in Fusing, China, King Dnarmsa is engaged in the breeding, production, sales, and scientific research of algae. The farm owns seven cultivation farms, an algae research institute, and an algae product deep-processing workshop. The company offers spirulina powder/tablets, chlorella powder/tablets, phycocyanin, and Dunaliella salina. With the algae farms at Hainan province and ISO9001:2015, HACCP, BRC, Kosher, Halal, NOP, and EU organic certificates, the company produces 1600 tons of spirulina, 400 tons of chlorella, and 30 tons of phycocyanin per year.

The company’s products are exported to Europe and the United States, Australia, Southeast Asia, and other countries and regions. The company has its geographic presence across North America, Europe, Asia-Pacific, Latin America, and the Middle East & Africa.

Earthrise Nutritionals LLC.

Founded in 1976 and headquartered in California, U.S., Earthrise is engaged in the production of spirulina and spirulina-based products. In 1981, Earthrise developed a partnership with a Japanese company, Dainippon Ink and Chemicals (DIC), a diversified product company committed to developing micro-algae for food, biochemical, and pharmaceutical applications. In 2005, Earthrise Nutritional was wholly owned by Dainippon Ink and Chemicals (Present DIC corporation). The company conducts its business in the B2C model, operating through both online and in-store sales modes.

Linablue is Earthrise Nutritional’s spirulina extract product. Phycocyanin is a natural blue pigment derived from spirulina. It can be used as a natural food colorant as well as a functional food ingredient and is an approved natural blue colorant in the U.S., Europe, and Asia. The company offers its phycocyanin products in powder and liquid form. The company serves its products to different food and beverage applications. With the outdoor algae cultivation facility, which covers a total area of 180,000 square meters, the company has annual spirulina production of approximately 500 tons. Also, with its strong distribution network in over 63 countries, the company has its geographic presence across North America, Europe, Asia-Pacific, Latin America, and the Middle East & Africa.

E.I.D. – Parry (India) Limited

E.I.D. – Parry is engaged in the manufacturing of sugar, biopesticides, and nutraceuticals. The company operates as a subsidiary of M/s. Ambadi Investments Limited. The company operates through four business segments: Sugar, Cogeneration, Distillery, and Nutraceuticals. The company provides organic spirulina, chlorella, and microalgal products through the nutraceuticals segment. The company offers its products in the form of bulk powder and tablets. The company serves its products to the confectionery, bakery, beverages, and dairy industries. With its subsidiaries and a strong distribution network in over 41 countries, the company has its geographic presence across North America, Europe, Asia-Pacific, Latin America, and the Middle East & Africa. As of March 2021, the company had a headcount of 2,251 employees worldwide.

Cyanotech Corporation

Cyanotech is engaged in the cultivation and production of natural products derived from microalgae for health and human dietary supplements. The company operates through three business segments: Natural Astaxanthin Products, Spirulina Products, and Contract Extraction Services. The company has microalgae cultivation ponds of 90 acres. It offers spirulina in powder and tablet forms. The company serves its products to food, agriculture, animal feed, dietary supplement, nutraceutical, and cosmetic industries.

With its subsidiaries and a strong distribution network, the company has its geographic presence across North America, Europe, Asia-Pacific, Latin America, and the Middle East & Africa. As of March 2020, the company had a headcount of 95 employees.

Dongtai City Spirulina Bio-Engineering Co. Ltd.

Founded in 1994 and headquartered in Dongtai, China, Dongtai is engaged in R&D, manufacturing, and selling spirulina, chlorella, phycocyanin, and haematococcus pluvialis. The company offers organic spirulina and chlorella powder. The company provides spirulina in the form of tablets, powder, and phycocyanin powder and has a production base of 600,000 m2. The company operates through the B2B business model.

With its subsidiaries and a strong distribution network in over 30 countries, the company has its geographic presence across North America, Europe, Asia-Pacific, Latin America, and the Middle East & Africa.

A report into the projected growth of the current Microalgae Market by Meticulous Research® has produced some incredible forecasts for the industry. By 2028, it’s expected to have grown at a CAGR of 10.3%, reaching over $1.8 billion.

Yunnan Green A Biological Project Co., Ltd.

Founded in 1997 and headquartered in Kunming, China, Yunnan Green is engaged in developing, breeding, producing, marketing, and researching micro-algae products. Yunnan Green is a subsidiary of Yunnan Spirin Biotechnology Co. Ltd. The company’s annual production capacity of microalgae (spirulina, chlorella, and Haematococcus Pluvialis) production is 3,000 metrics tons. Yunnan Green offers its products in the form of powder, tablets, and extract-phycocyanin. The company serves its products to health care products, medicine, cosmetics, and the food industry.

The company has a primary presence across China.

Jiangshan Comp Spirulina Co., Ltd.

Founded in 1997 and headquartered in Jiangshan, China, Jiangshan is engaged in algae cultivation, R&D, production, and selling. The company has three farms for spirulina and chlorella cultivation. The company offers spirulina in the form of powder, tablets, and phycocyanin. It also provides feed-grade spirulina and phycocyanin extracts. The farm passed the organic test, and its spirulina/chlorella powder and tablets are organic certificated. The company serves its products to the food, pharmaceutical, and nutraceuticals industries.

With its strong distribution network in over 25 countries, the company has its geographic presence across North America, Europe, Asia-Pacific, Latin America, and the Middle East & Africa.

Zhejiang Binmei Biotechnology Co., Ltd.

Founded in 2013 and headquartered in Zhejiang Province, China, Zhejiang Binmei Biotechnology is engaged in manufacturing high-quality and reliable (powder, liquid, and oil-soluble) spirulina extracts (phycocyanin), Carthamus, safflower, and trehalose. The company serves its products to the food, health, cosmetics, and pharmaceutical industries.

The company has an independent intellectual property right about spirulina extraction. Its independent innovation, ‘high activity phycocyanin natural purification technology,’ secured national patent technology. Also, the company has obtained eight technical patents in the field of marine biology.

With its subsidiaries and a strong distribution network, the company has its geographic presence across North America, Europe, Asia-Pacific, Latin America, and the Middle East & Africa.

Bluetec Naturals Co.Ltd.

Founded in 1998 and headquartered in Inner Mongolia, China, Bluetec is engaged in the supply of algae products. The company produces around 500 tons of spirulina every year. The company provides phycocyanin, chlorella, astaxanthin, and spirulina extracts. The company developed an innovative technology to extract phycocyanin from spirulina in 2016. The company serves its products to the food, cosmetic and pharmaceutical industries.

The company has its geographic presence across North America, Europe, Asia-Pacific, Latin America, and the Middle East & Africa.

Taiwan Chlorella Manufacturing Company (TCMC)

Founded in 1964 and headquartered in Taipei, Taiwan. TCMC is the oldest and largest chlorella producer specialized in growing chlorella for the production and distribution of chlorella-based products such as chlorella tablets, chlorella extract, chlorella powder, and other related products. The company is certified by ISO 9001, ISO 22000, FSSC 22000, HACCP, SNQ, HALAL, KOSHER, and USDA. The company also has a health food permit in Taiwan. The company serves its products to the food and beverage industry.

The company has its geographic presence across North America, Europe, Asia-Pacific, Latin America, and the Middle East & Africa.

Popular Mentions: Sun Chlorella Corporation, Far East Microalgae Industries, Co., Ltd., Roquette Klötze GmbH & Co. KG, Gong Bih Enterprise Co., Ltd., Yaeyama Shokusan Co., Ltd., Vedan Biotechnology Corporation, AlgoSource Tianjin Norland Biotech Co., Ltd, Phycom BV, Allmicroalgae Natural Products S.A., Duplaco B.V., Taiwan Wilson Enterprise Inc., Daesang Corporation  Algalimento S.L, Seagrass Tech Private Limited, Plankton Australia Pty Limited, Hangzhou OuQi Food Co., Ltd., and Shaanxi Rebecca Bio-Tech Co., Ltd

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