Organic spirulina on display from Allmicroalgae at Vitafoods 2021

The spirulina line is well suited to the vegan market and is rich in plant proteins, dietary fiber, essential amino acids, the antioxidant phycocyanin, iron, vitamin B12, and omega-3 fatty acids.

Allmicroalgae (Leiria, Portugal) will showcase its organic spirulina portfolio at next week’s Vitafoods 2021 trade show. The sun- or spray-dried ingredients, which include paste, powders, nibs, and flakes, are derived from the microalgae species Arthrospira platensis. The ingredients’ mild flavor is also conducive to foods like baked goods, pasta, juice, smoothies, and fermented beverages, as well as serving as topping for ice cream, yogurt, salad, and cheese.

The spirulina line is well suited to the vegan market and is rich in plant proteins, dietary fiber, essential amino acids, the antioxidant phycocyanin, iron, vitamin B12, and omega-3 fatty acids. According to estimates the company cites from Allied Market Research, the global spirulina market will grow at a 10.5% CAGR between 2020 and 2027. As such, Allmicroalgae says it is planning to extend its annual production capacity from 4-6 tons to 20 tons by 2022.