First Water-Soluble Astaxanthin Launched

September 17, 2010

Astaxanthin producer Fuji Health Science Inc. (Burlington, NJ) has introduced its first water-soluble astaxanthin, AstaReal Clear 75. Astaxanthin is a carotenoid found in microalgae'”in this case, the freshwater microalgae Haematococcus pluvialis. Astaxanthin is currently being investigated for benefits to eye health (by reducing common eye fatigue) and skin health (i.a. improving skin hydration and skin elasticity).

Astaxanthin producer Fuji Health Science Inc. (Burlington, NJ) has introduced its first water-soluble astaxanthin, AstaReal Clear 75.

Astaxanthin is a carotenoid found in microalgae'”in this case, the freshwater microalgae Haematococcus pluvialis. Astaxanthin is currently being investigated for benefits to eye health (by reducing common eye fatigue) and skin health (i.a. improving skin hydration and skin elasticity).

Having received Generally Recognized as Safe (GRAS) status earlier this year, AstaReal...s progression into a clear, water-soluble format now has the ingredient positioned for entry into the functional beverage market.

AstaReal is cultivated in closed systems in Hawaii and Sweden, and is approved for use as a nutritional supplement in the United States, Japan, Europe, and other global markets. AstaReal Clear 75 will be featured at the IFT Meeting and Food Expo in Chicago, this July.

For more information on AstaReal astaxanthin, click here.