Beverages and smoothies

Microalgae in beverages and smoothies

Phycom can help you develop beverages and smoothies containing microalgae. Microalgae are natural, sustainable ingredients with nutritional and functional properties. The algae lend a beautiful, natural green colour to beverages and smoothies. Algae are also a source of protein, fatty acids, antioxidants, vitamins, minerals and fibre. Phycom microalgae have consistent quality and superior purity.

 

Benefits of microalgae in beverages, sports drinks and smoothies

  • Colour: a fresh, natural green colour.
  • Antioxidants: source of vitamins and carotenoids.
  • Essential nutrients: fatty acids, fibre and a vegan protein content of 40%.
  • Taste: unique umami flavour.

Products

Chlorella vulgaris

  • Fine, intense green natural colourant
  • Mild umami flavour
  • Composition: 14% fatty acids, 32% fibre, 22% protein (contains 18% essential amino acids).
  • Rich in vitamins D3, E, C, B2, B3 and B6 plus phosphorus, iron and zinc.
  • Source of vitamins A, B1 and B5 plus magnesium.
  • Carotenoids: beta-carotene, lutein, zeaxanthin.
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Chlorella sorokiniana

  • Dark green natural colourant.
  • Characteristic umami flavour.
  • Composition: 14% fatty acids, 14% fibre, 40% protein (contains 15% essential amino acids).
  • Rich in vitamins A, D3, E, C, B2, B3 and B6 plus phosphorus, magnesium, iron and zinc.
  • Source of calcium and vitamin B1.
  • Carotenoids: beta-carotene, high lutein content (73.2mg), zeaxanthin.
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Product forms

Algae paste

  • Packaging 1m3 IBC, up to 800 kg per IBC
  • Maximum shelf life 24 hours
  • Easily soluble
  • Ideal for direct use in energy shots or boosters
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Algae pellets (IQF)

  • Packaging 10 kg in bag-in-box, up to 640 kg per pallet
  • Maximum shelf life 2 years
  • Highly soluble once thawed
  • Ideal for energy shots or boosters
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Algae flakes

  • Packaging 15 kg in bag-in-box, up to 750 kg per pallet
  • Maximum shelf life 2 years
  • Brittle flakes of different sizes
  • Suitable for food and feed use
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Algae powder

  • Packaging 25 kg per bag, up to 1 tonne per pallet
  • Maximum shelf life 2 years
  • Fine powder, easily mixed
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Discover the possibilities for your product

Want to know what Phycom can do for your product? Phycom will gladly use its expertise to help you identify innovative product applications involving microalgae.

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