Dogs and cats

Microalgae for dog and cat food

Phycom can help you develop dog and cat food containing microalgae. Microalgae are widely used as an additive in both food and supplements for dogs and cats. Algae are a source of protein, fatty acids, antioxidants, vitamins, minerals and fibre. Phycom microalgae have consistent quality and superior purity.

 

Benefits of Phycom algae in food and supplements for dogs and cats

  • Essential nutrients: source of protein, fatty acids, antioxidants, vitamins, fibre and minerals including phosphorus, iron, zinc and magnesium.
  • Superior purity: natural product of the highest quality, free from heavy metals, pesticides, microbes and other contaminants.
  • Improved gut health: there is evidence that microalgae in feed improve intestinal health and activate the immune system.
  • Versatile: widely used in supplements and additives for oral hygiene and a shiny coat.

Microalgae species

Chlorella vulgaris

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

  • Dark green natural colourant
  • Characteristic umami flavour
  • Composition: 14% fatty acids, 14% fibre, 40% protein
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Golden Chlorella®

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

  • Less colour
  • High in nutritional content
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Product forms

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 and thicknesses
  • Suitable for use in kibble and chews
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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
  • Suitable for granules and specialty products
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Algae paste

  • Packaging 1m3 IBC, up to 800 kg per IBC
  • Maximum shelf life 24 hours
  • Easily soluble
  • Suitable for direct use in food or feed

Algae pellets (IQF)

  • Packaging 10 kg in bag-in-box, up to 640 kg per pallet
  • Maximum shelf life 2 years
  • Highly soluble and easily processed once thawed
  • Suitable for food and feed use

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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