D0709 Commercial Algal Products

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Table of Contents

Objective

Method

Principal Findings

  • Edible seaweed
    • Chondrus
    • Nori
  • Hydrocolloids
  • Agar
  • Alginate
    • Market
    • Production
    • Carrageenan
  • Omega fatty acids
    • Overall omega-3 market
    • Market for omega-3 algal oil
  • Coenzyme Q10
    • Market
    • Players
    • Production
    • Regulatory
    • Future
  • Spirulina and Chlorella
    • Market
    • Uses
    • Players
  • Cosmetics
    • Market
    • Players
    • Regulations
    • Barriers to Entry & Success Factors
    • Opportunities for Algal Products
  • Astaxanthin
    • Background
    • Market
    • Value chain
    • Trends
    • Scientific Research
  • Beta-Carotene
    • Production
    • Market
  • Fertiliser and Animal Feed
    • Fertiliser
    • Animal Feed

Conclusions

  • Edible seaweed
    • Chondrus
    • Nori
  • Agar
  • Alginate
  • Carrageenan
  • Omega fatty acids
  • Coenzyme Q10
  • Spirulina and Chlorella
  • Cosmetics
  • Astaxanthin
    • Colouring aid in aquaculture
    • Dietary supplements and cosmetics
  • Beta-Carotene
  • Animal Feed and Fertilisers

Recommendations and Opportunities

Success Factors and Barriers to Entry

Seaweed based ingredients

  • Marine Industries Global Market Analysis
    • Introduction
    • World Market
    • Challenges
    • The Long-Term – 2010 Onwards

Human Food

  • Chondrus crispus (Irish moss) as food
  • Dulse
  • Edible Seaweed Products in Japan
    • Nori
    • Kombu / Konbu
    • Wakame
  • Abalone
    • Background
    • Worldwide Abalone Farming

Agar

  • Introduction and background
    • History of agar
    • Agarophytes and agar production
    • Properties of agar
    • Manufacture of agar
    • Application of agar
  • 2 contact reports
  • Agar producers

Alginate

  • Markets and production
    • Introduction
    • Uses of alginate
    • Alginate in food
    • Textile uses of alginate
    • Other Uses
    • Seaweed supply
  • Contacts
    • Production
  • Costs
    • Introduction
    • Alginates Process Flow Diagram
    • Assumptions
    • Alginate Costs

Carrageenan

  • Introduction to carrageenan
    • Product Description
    • Process – from Shemberg
    • Market
    • Food Applications
    • Personal Care and Pharmaceuticals
    • Cosmetics
    • Industrial Markets
  • 2 contact reports
  • Carrageenan costs
    • Introduction
    • Refined Alcohol Precipitated Carrageenan
    • Refined Alcohol Precipitated Carrageenan
    • Refined kappa carrageenan costs
    • Refined Gel Press Carrageenan
    • Refined gel press carrageenan costs
    • Semi-refined Carrageenan or PES
    • Semi-refined carrageenan costs

Marine Algae and Health

  • Summary
  • Review of the Scientific and Historical Literature
  • Seaweed as a source of Nutrition – November 2006 PPT presentation

Omega 3

  • Background
  • Market
  • Global Omega-3 algal oil market
    • Market
    • Target sectors
    • Players and Products
    • Regulatory
    • Intellectual Property
    • Value chain
  • 3 contact reports
  • Patents
    • Patents relating to omega-3 in infant formulations
    • Patents involved in the Martek – Lonza lawsuit
  • News

Coenzyme Q10

  • Introduction
  • The Market & Players
  • Regulatory
  • The Future and Opportunities
  • Conclusions
  • News

Anti-virals from Seaweed

  • Introduction
    • Fucoidans
    • Anti-viral effects
  • Products
    • Carraguard
    • Gigartina Red Marine Algae
    • Green Sun
    • Viracle
  • 8 main players
  • Research papers
  • News

Dietary Supplements

  • Overview of Dietary Supplements
    • Definitions
    • Product Categories
    • Distribution Channels
    • Market Structure
    • Product and Brand Differentiation
  • Markets and Trends
    • Market Drivers
    • Success Factors
    • Barriers to Entry
  • Products and Players
    • Products
    • Players
  • Regulatory
    • US
    • EU

Spirulina and Chlorella

  • Background
  • History
  • Market
  • Uses
  • 16 Players, Products and Prices
  • Processors and Traders
  • Spirulina Production
  • 2 Contact Reports
  • News

Overview Of Global Cosmetics Industry

  • Markets And Trends
  • Main Players
  • The Characteristics of the Cosmetics/Personal Care and Supply Industry
  • Opportunities for Algal Products in Cosmetics/Cosmeceuticals
    • Barriers to Entry
  • Regulatory
    • Regulation of Cosmetics in the EU
    • Regulation of Cosmetics in the USA
    • Regulation of Cosmetics in Canada
    • Regulation of Cosmetics in Japan
  • News

Astaxanthin

  • Background
  • Market
  • Trends
  • 6 Players, Products and Prices
  • Scientific Research
  • The production of natural astaxanthin from haematococcus pluvialis
  • 6 Contact reports
  • News

Beta-Carotene

  • Summary
  • Introduction
  • Markets
  • Uses
  • Production
    • Natural
    • Synthetic
  • Products
    • Natural beta-carotene
    • Synthetic beta-carotene
    • Dietary Supplements
    • Pharmaceutical preparations
    • Cosmetic Products
  • 15 Players
  • Prices
  • News
  • Prices from 3 Contacts

Fertiliser and Animal Feed

  • Introduction
  • Fertilizers, Soil Conditioners and Biostimulants
  • Animal Feed
  • 6 Products and Players
  • Seaweed product prices
  • Markets in Agriculture & Horticulture
  • Products
  • Animal feed Products
  • 4 Contact Reports
  • News Articles
  • Patents

Other ideas for things to do with Algae

  • 1. The Addition of Nutrients to Enrich Cultivated Marine Algae
  • 2. The Removal of Various Components by Marine Algae
  • 3. Use of Cultivated Marine Algae for Food and Beverage Companies with Access to LocWater Sources or who use Large Quantities of Water to Manufacture Products
  • 4. Use of Cultivated Marine Algae for Direct Feeding of Fish for Companies with Access Water
  • 5. The use of Marine Cultivation in Europe or the US to produce Sea Vegetables

8 Partnerships and collaborations

Appendices

Appendix 1 – 2007 – Contents of Nutrients and Bioactives in Seaweeds

Appendix 2 – FAO report 2004 – scope of the seaweed industry

  • Introduction
  • Classification of seaweeds
  • Sources and uses of commercial seaweeds
    • Seaweed as food
    • Extracts from seaweeds – hydrocolloids
    • Other uses of seaweed

Appendix 3 – 2004 Review of Marine Macroalgae Aquaculture by Soliv I

Appendix 4 – 2004 The Seaweeds Industry – Philippines Country Report

  • Background of the Industry
  • Uses of the Industry’s Products
  • Supply
    • World Production
    • Domestic Production
    • Importation
  • Demand
    • Foreign Demand
    • Domestic Demand
  • Marketing System
    • Product Form
    • Distribution and Prices
    • Key Players in the Industry
  • Government Support and Incentives
  • SWOT Analysis
  • Problems and Constraints
  • Conclusion

Appendix 5 – 2002 – Commercial uses of wild and traditionally managplants in England and Scotland

  • Introduction
  • Seaweeds
  • Food
    • Laver (Porphyra umbilicalis)
    • Management and harvest
    • Employment
    • Threats
    • Other food species
    • Future outlooks and opportunities
  • Soil improvers and animal feed
    • Maërl
    • Management and harvest
    • Employment
    • Threats
    • Other species used for soil improvers
    • Future outlook and opportunities
  • Cosmetics, toiletries, medicinal and chemical uses

Appendix 6 – 2005 Seaweed Harvesting in Ireland

Appendix 7 – 2004 Strategic review of the Feasibility of Seaweed Aquacultuin Ireland

Appendix 8 – 2003 FAO Paper on Seaweed

Appendix 9 – 2006 Astaxanthin: A review of its chemistry and applicati

Appendix 10 – 2004 Astaxanthin: BASF Label Eco-Efficiency Analysis

  • Contains Schematics for Fermentation and Algal Production

Appendix 11 – 2006 Commercial Applications of Microalgae

51 Tables

29 Figures

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