Algae in beverages, sports drinks and smoothies

  • adding antioxidants: algae are a source of vitamins and carotenoids.
  • complete the nutrient profile: algae contain fatty acids, fibre and vegan protein content of 40% of which essential amino acids.
  • green algae provide a pleasant “umami” flavour and a beautiful, natural and appealing colour. 
  • yellow and white algae offer a more neutral taste.

Algae are a source of protein, fatty acids, antioxidants, vitamins, minerals and fibres. In beverages, sports drinks and smoothies, you can add algae as a dry powder or “fresh” product via IQF pellets.

Algae are available in various colour and taste profiles. Our algae range from white and yellow to a natural dark green and from a neutral to a strong umami taste profile. Phycom microalgae have consistent quality and superior purity

Benefits of Phycom algae in beverages, sports drinks and smoothies

We will gladly use our know-how to help you identify innovative product applications involving microalgae. We have experience with product development in the beverage and smoothy segment. So, Phycom can help you develop bread and other bakery products containing microalgae. Contact us and discover the possibilities for your product. 

Algae suitable for beverages, sports drinks and smoothies

Chlorella sorokiniana

Dark green natural colourant - Characteristic umami flavour - Composition: 14% fatty acids, 14% fibre, 40% protein

Chlorella vulgaris

Fine, intense green natural colourant - Mild umami flavour - Composition: 14% fatty acids, 32% fibre, 22% protein

Golden Chlorella

Golden Chlorella

Naturally golden yellow in colour Sweet almost corn-like flavour Composition: 11% fatty acids, 9% fibre, 31,6% protein