5 SEPTEMBER 2023 – Phycom announces an investment of over 9 million EUR from key partners today. The investment round secures microalgae cultivation with constant, top-tier quality on an industrial scale. The microalgae producer in Veenendaal, The Netherlands, is honoured that the investors have endorsed the future of food and funded microalgae production for healthy people and animals.
Micro-algen Platform’s mission is to further develop the microalgae sector through collaboration with various parties throughout the chain.
Phycom is a partner of Feed Design Lab: the research and education centre for innovation and sustainability in the animal feed sector. In an open innovation network, feed and technology companies work together internationally to achieve a sustainable animal production chain. To achieve this, a production facility has been created where research on new raw […]
PREFER: predicting the allergic sensitization capacity of novel dietary proteins
The project focuses on developing safe and environmentally friendly alternatives to food proteins using cellular materials such as microalgae.
Phycom Algae on the menu
APRIL 2021 – To better inspire product developers, we’ve been collaborating with two chefs to bring out the use of algae in food. Bas Cloo and Joris Schildknecht (a.k.a. the vegetable chef) have worked together to bring out the properties of algae. The assignment was not to think about recipes but rather the technical functionality […]
APRIL 2022 – The Wageningen Livestock Research studied the effects of Phycom algae in broiler feed. The researchers published that the inclusion of 0.8% of Chlorella vulgaris biomass in diets significantly affects bird immunity and improves body weight, significantly improving the Feed Conversion Rate. The paper concludes… read the full article here
MARCH 2014 – In this three-part series, farmer Jimmy Doherty travels worldwide to discover how the super-efficient global network that brings us our weekly food is affecting prices. Focusing on one meal in each episode – breakfast, lunch, and dinner – he discovers how the cost of food might be influenced by the big issues […]
SEPTEMBER 2019 – The World Of Food Ingredients magazine invited Phycom to share its insights on microalgae cultivation and its challenges. One general Microalgae challenge is that algae companies still face technology and cost issues. The INDUSTRY INNOVATION section of the magazine addresses the hurdles of the market and the unique Phycom technology. And, Phycom […]