Kibbutz Ketura, D.N Hevel Eilot
MINERALS AND FOOD SUPPLEMENTS, NUTRACEUTICAL AND FUNCTIONAL FOOD INGREDIENTS
Algatechnologies is a rapidly growing biotechnology company, specializing in the commercial cultivation of microalgae. Founded in 1998, Algatech is a world leader in the production and supply of AstaPure®, a premium natural astaxanthin - one of the world’s most powerful antioxidants sourced from the microalga Haematococcus pluvialis.
Located in Israel's Arava desert – with its stable climate and high light intensity – Algatechnologies is ideally positioned to cultivate algae. The company produces astaxanthin in an innovative process, and markets its AstaPure® brand to the nutrition, food & beverages and cosmetics industries.
Algatechnologies enjoys a global presence through a well-established marketing network of selected distributors and agents. The company's sales organization serves more than 30 countries, via an extensive network of exclusive distributors and by direct sales to multi-national customers. The company provides logistics, warehousing and lab support services, offering customers reliable supply and prompt response.
Algatechnologies' objectives are:
To provide the highest quality of natural astaxanthin, backed by experienced technical and marketing support.
To continue developing, producing and commercializing advanced algal-based products to the fastest growing markets by utilizing proprietary algal cultivation and processing technologies.
26 May 2017 --- Lycored have announced a joint venture with Algatechnologies (Algatech), a premier biotechnology company and global leader in cultivating microalgae and production of natural astaxanthin. Lycored will distribute Algatech's AstaPure natural astaxanthin carotenoid in the form of beadlets, increasing the brand's commercial reach for this product range in the North American market.
28 Nov 2016 --- Algatechnologies Ltd (Algatech), Kibbutz Ketura, Israel, is proud to be part of the FoodConnects consortium, the winner of a pan-European competition on the Food4Future call. This Knowledge and Innovation Community (KIC) has broad coverage in EU member states and associated countries (Israel), being a unique partnership of 50 leading companies, universities and scientific partners covering the entire food value chain.
23 Feb 2015 --- Algatechnologies, (Algatech) has announced the appointment of Ronnie Meninger as CEO. Mr. Hagai Stadler, of Grovepoint (Algatech's major shareholder) who served in the last two years as an interim CEO will become a director on the Board of Directors and will be in charge of M&A activities for Algatech. Sammy Boussiba PhD., was appointed Chief Scientist to Algatech' Board of Directors.