AstaReal AB

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AstaReal AB

Idrottsvägen 4

SE-134 40 Gustavsberg



Tel. +46 (0) 8 5701 3950

Fax. +46 (0) 8 5701 3951



Company Information

AstaReal AB is a pioneer and world leader in research based natural astaxanthin health products.  Produced in Sweden and marketed under the AstaReal® brand, AstaReal AB is committed to supplying natural astaxanthin products that exceed market standards.

AstaReal was the first company in the world to commercially produce natural astaxanthin from the microalga Haematococcus pluvialis. AstaReal® products are backed by extensive expertise and unrivalled experience in the field of microalgae research and production.

AstaReal AB continues to lead the way in the production and innovation of natural astaxanthin. The algae are grown indoors in stainless steel Photo bioreactors under carefully controlled and hygienic conditions - resulting in more effective, cleaner and safer processes. Furthermore, AstaReal´s unique cultivation technique results in astaxanthin of the highest concentration, purity and quality available on the market. 

With clinically validated benefits for applications such as skin health and anti-aging, muscle endurance, immune function, eye health, cardiovascular health, gastric health and brain health, AstaReal® natural astaxanthin is an essential addition to your product portfolio to address the many opportunities within the anti-aging and healthy aging markets.

Product Information

AstaReal offers a range of bulk natural astaxanthin products to fit different applications that are guaranteed high potency, quality and stability. 

The bulk product range includes an algal meal rich in astaxanthin, an oil extract and a water dispersible powder, allowing for the development of innovative products that add astaxanthin´s unsurpassed antioxidant power. 

AstaReal® natural astaxanthin products are approved for use in dietary supplements, food and cosmetic applications. 

In addition, AstaReal has developed a range of finished formulations containing AstaReal® natural astaxanthin, each expertly developed to support a number of health areas.

AstaReal® is the natural astaxanthin of choice, and is used and endorsed by health professionals around the world.  AstaReal offers specialist advice and is committed to providing the highest level of attention and service to all of our customers. Contact us to find out more about our superior range of natural astaxanthin products.

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Regulatory News 06 August 2014

AstaReal Gains Health Canada Approval for Astaxanthin Product

06 Aug 2014 --- AstaReal, Inc. announced its successful Canadian Product License approval for astaxanthin of up to 12mg per day. On July 25, 2014, AstaReal, Inc. received its notification from Health Canada approving the use of AstaReal natural astaxanthin as a “source of antioxidants” and to “help improve muscle endurance”.

Regulatory News 29 July 2014

AstaREAL: Negative EFSA Astaxanthin Opinion Does Not Affect Our Ability to Market Dietary Supplements

29 Jul 2014 --- Last week, the EFSA panel on Dietetic Products, Nutrition and Allergies (NDA) published a scientific opinion on the proposed use of 4 mg algal astaxanthin in dairy products and fruit drinks. The panel concluded that the safety of algal astaxanthin at the proposed use and dosage has not been established. AstaReal note that “this opinion does not affect our ability to market dietary supplements, it only delays our entry into a new market area.”

Business News 08 January 2014

Natural Algae Astaxanthin Association Formed by Three Leading Astaxanthin Producers

08 Jan 2014 --- Natural Algae Astaxanthin manufacturers Fuji Chemical Industry Co Ltd. (AstaREAL), Tokyo, Japan, Algatechnologies Ltd. (AstaPure), kibbutz Ketura, Israel and Cyanotech Corporation (BioAstin), Hawaii, US, announce that they will form the “Natural Algae Astaxanthin Association,” (NAXA) a trade organization dedicated to educating the public and dietary supplement industry about the health benefits of Natural Astaxanthin and the major differences between sources.