September 7, 2023

A breakthrough partnership to develop unique natural biocontrol products from microalgae.

Biotechnology companies, Algalíf Iceland and ImmunRise Biocontrol France have entered into formal discussions regarding a long-term strategic partnership for the development of a large-scale microalgae industrial center that will be…
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September 4, 2023

Superfood from the tube aquarium

Alglaíf is featured in the latest issue of Schott Soulutions Magazine: "With sustainable farming and the avoidance of animal products becoming important aspects of personal well-being, there is a rising…
April 24, 2023

A truly international hub of knowledge.

Construction on Algalif´s 12.500 m² sustainable Natural Astaxanthin production facilities in Iceland are going as planned. The company started its 30 million US$ expansion in the summer of 2021 and…
April 2, 2023

A revolutionary AstaBead™ 5% natural astaxanthin beadlets.

Algalíf and Divis Nutraceuticals have recently introduced a partnership that has led to a new and revolutionary product called AstaBead™.  Now there is a new and improved version.  It is a…
March 15, 2023

Algalíf publishes an Overview of Human Clinical Studies on Natural Astaxanthin. 

The biotechnology company Algalíf Iceland has published a comprehensive Overview of Human Clinical Studies on Natural Astaxanthin. These studies have been carried out by scientists around the world in recent…
January 30, 2023

Algalif is a CarbonNeutral® certified Company.

Since last year, Algalif Iceland is a Certified CarbonNeutral® Company. This is in accordance with the company's Environmental Policy Manifesto by the internationally renowned CarbonNeutral® Protocol. Algalif produces plant microalgae…
January 14, 2023

Original Study by Algalíf Scientists on Asta Quantification Reproducibility

Accurate quantification of astaxanthin is an integral part of the quality control system in the production of this compound. It is essential for both producers and customers that the true…
December 24, 2022

Seasonal greetings

December 18, 2022

Algalif for initial public offering in 2025.

The Board of Directors of biotech company Algalif agreed on its meeting on December 15th to start preparations for the initial public offering (IPO) of the company scheduled for 2025.…
September 6, 2022

Algalif on CBS News

July 7, 2022

Algalíf and geothermal power company HS Orka sign a 15-year agreement on green electricity purchases

The biotechnology company Algalíf has signed a new 15-year agreement for the purchase of environmentally-friendly electricity from power producer HS Orka. All the electricity is produced with geothermal power. Through…
May 5, 2022

Agreement on the development of biodegradable food coating from leftover algae biomass

It is a great pleasure for Algalíf Iceland, at its 10th anniversary, to sign an agreement with Start-Up company Marea on the development of food coating from leftover algae biomass.…
May 5, 2022

Algalif is 10 years old.

Biotech company Algalif Iceland was founded on May 5th, 2012. Since then, after more than 50 million US investments, it has grown to be a workplace of 50 employees with…
April 9, 2022

Minister visits Algalif

Áslaug Arna Sigurbjörnsdóttir, Iceland's minister of Science, Industry, and Innovation visited Algalif today. She was greeted by Orri Björnsson, the company's CEO.
April 4, 2022

Algalif is best astaxanthin supplier in the world – for the second year in a row!

Algalif has been awarded the Global Health and Pharma Biotechnology Awards 2022 as the Best Natural Astaxanthin Products Supplier. Algalif got the same award in 2021. This is the seventh…
February 28, 2022

Algalif CEO is one of the top 10 business leaders of 2022

Algalif´s CEO Orri Björnsson has been honored as one of the Top Ten business leaders of the year 2022 by CEO Views magazine. Read the article here. Read the article…
February 9, 2022

Algalif Iceland has received Landsbankinn´s Sustainable Finance Label.

Algalif Iceland is a world-leading producer of sustainable natural astaxanthin from microalgae. The company only uses 100% green geothermal energy and follows a strict Environmental Policy. And now Algalif Iceland…
January 22, 2022

Algalif´s astaxanthin products certified by CarbonNeutral®

In accordance with Algalif´s Environmental Policy Manifesto, Algalif´s astaxanthin products are now certified as a CarbonNeutral®. Algalif produces plant microalgae using clean natural water and green geothermal energy. For two…
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December 5, 2021

CEO of Algalif chosen as one of the ten most inspiring CEO´s of the year.

US-based Global business magazine CIO Look has chosen Orri Bjornsson, CEO of Algalif, as one of the ten most inspiring CEO´s in 2021 to watch. The magazine's article it is…
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November 11, 2021

A photo taken at Algalif´s microalgae plant in Iceland wins international awards

A photo taken at Algalif´s microalgae plant in Iceland has landed Italian photographer Simone Tramonte the title Environmental Photographer of the Year (EPOTY) in the category Sustainable Cities. The winners…
October 29, 2021

Algalif one of TopTen BioTech Startups in Europe

Algalif Iceland has been awarded as one of the top 10 BioTech Startups in Europe 2021 by the San Francisco-based magazine Startup City. The magazine has 131.000 global subscribers and…
September 17, 2021

Sales of Nutramunity Beta Glucan skyrockets

Since Algalif started selling Nutramunity Beta Glucan in 2018, total sales have increased 19-fold, from about 200 units sold in the first year to over 4.000 units in 2021 with…
September 9, 2021

New water dissolvable astaxanthin beadlets

Algalif Iceland has added two types of astaxanthin beadlets to its product portfolio in partnership with Divi´s Nutraceuticals. These beadlets are made by Divis with sustainable natural astaxanthin from Algalif.…
September 2, 2021

Algalif awarded as one of the fastest growing companies in Iceland.

The Icelandic Growth Consortium has awarded Algalif as one of the country’s fastest-growing companies. This is a great honor for a young biotech startup company like Algalif. The Icelandic Growth…
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August 19, 2021

Algalif announced as one of 10 best companies by CXO Fortune.

Algalif Iceland has been chosen as one of the top ten companies of the year by the US-based magazine CXO Fortune and received a Certificate of Excellence for outstanding performance…
June 4, 2021

Algalif breaking ground for the biggest astaxanthin production in the world

Algalif has started construction on its 12.500 m² astaxanthin production facilities in Iceland. Today, the honorable Icelandic minister of finance, Mr. Bjarni Benediktsson, and Mr. Kjartan Már Kjartansson, the honorable…
May 6, 2021

Algalif awarded as the best astaxanthin supplier in the world.

Global Health and Pharma Biotechnology Awards 2021: Algalif is the best Natural Astaxanthin Products Supplier.   Global Health & Pharma magazine from the UK-based publishing house AI Global Media has…
April 22, 2021

Happy summer.

Today is the first day of summer according to the old Icelandic calendar. From now on the nights will be short and bright until winter sets in. It is a…
Algalif in the mediaNews
April 6, 2021

Business Focus: Leading a young industry.
March 8, 2021

We are proud of our women

About a third of Algalif´s employees are female. They come from all over the world and do all sort of jobs within the company, from production to management and science.…
Dr. Tryggvi StefánssonArticlesNews
February 22, 2021

Icelandic Algalif scientist among pioneers in mapping algae cultivation as part of the Blue Bioeconomy

An international group of fifteen scientists recently published an article in the scientific journal Frontiers in Marine Science. There, an attempt is made to map algae production in Europe. According…
Algalif in the mediaNews
February 15, 2021

Where sustainability is a way of life is a very popular and cool entrepreneurial website that over 100,000 people read weekly. This week, they are running a big story on Algalif, and an interview with Orri…
December 24, 2020

Happy Holidays!

Photo by Styrmir Kári & Heiðdís Photography.News
December 18, 2020

Astaxanthin producer Algalif Iceland announces 30 million US$ expansion.

Production will more than triple when the new facility is operational in 2022. New state of the art factory will establish Algalif as a worldwide industry leader in astaxanthin production.…
December 1, 2020

Great year for astaxanthin producer Algalif Iceland.

2020 looks to be the best year in the history of Algalif Iceland with stable production and sales of over 1.500 kg of pure astaxanthin. The company has established itself…
August 27, 2019

Algalif to Highlight Targeted Sports Nutrition Applications for Astaxanthin at Vitafoods Asia

Algalif®, Icelandic producer of pure, high-grade, natural astaxanthin products from microalgae, will exhibit in stand K18 at the 9th Annual Vitafoods Asia Conference in Singapore September 25th and 26th, showcasing new…
August 27, 2019

Algalif to Highlight Targeted Sports Nutrition Applications for Astaxanthin at Vitafoods Asia

Algalif®, to exhibit at Vitafoods Asia Stand K18 in Singapore September 25th and 26th, showcasing new developments for its astaxanthin. Algalif®, Icelandic producer of pure, high-grade, natural astaxanthin products from…
August 20, 2019

Algalif Science Manager to Address Quality Control at Algae Biomass Summit

Algalif®, Icelandic producer of pure, high-grade, natural astaxanthin from microalgae, will participate in an informative session at the 13th annual Algae Biomass Summit taking place in Orlando, FL September 16-19.…
August 20, 2019

Algalif Science Manager to Address Quality Control at Algae Biomass Summit

Tryggvi Stefansson, science manager at Algalif®, to participate in an informative education session at the annual Algae Biomass Summit on September 19th from 8:30 to 10:30am. Algalif®, Icelandic producer of…
May 6, 2019

Algalif Expands Algae Research and Ingredient Production Through Grants and Facility Upgrades

Algalif®, Icelandic producer of pure, high-grade, natural astaxanthin from microalgae, today announced new funding, and an expansion of its manufacturing capabilities with the addition of a spray dryer, in order to increase downstream…
October 16, 2018

Algalif to Demonstrate Range of Pure, Potent Astalif Astaxanthin Ingredients at SupplySide West

Algalif®, Icelandic producer of pure, high-grade, natural astaxanthin from microalgae, will exhibit its range of Astalíf™ astaxanthin ingredients in booth #5151 at SupplySide West in Las Vegas November 6-10, 2018.…
September 19, 2018

Algalif Astaxanthin Selected as Top Healthy Aging Ingredient in NutraIngredients–Asia Awards

Algalif®, Icelandic producer of pure, high-grade, natural astaxanthin products from microalgae, received top honors in the NutraIngredients-Asia Awards, with Astalif™ astaxanthin selected as the best Healthy Aging Ingredient. The winning…
August 21, 2018

Algalif to Highlight Astaxanthin for Healthy Aging at Vitafoods Asia

Science continually demonstrates the significant benefits of astaxanthin supplementation for healthy aging. The unique carotenoid has been shown to provide support for heart, skin, immune, brain, and eye health. In…
July 10, 2018

Algalif Honored in Prestigious NutraIngredients Awards in Asia

“It is truly an honor to be recognized as a stand-out ingredient in the healthy aging category,” said Simon Seward, Sr. VP of Sales and Marketing at Algalif. “This award…
May 24, 2018

Algalif Targets Rapid Asia-Pacific Market Growth with Astaxanthin Ingredients and Introduction of Finished Products

“The Asia-Pacific region is a key market for Algalif, and instrumental to our global growth strategy,” said Simon Seward, global business director at Algalif. “There is an increasing awareness throughout…
April 18, 2018

Algalif Launches Astaxanthin Finished Formulations at Vitafoods Europe 2018

Algalif will introduce a range of premium natural astaxanthin soft gelatin capsules, branded IceCaps™, that are supplied in bulk for private label applications. Made with Algalif’s premium Astalif™ Astaxanthin oleoresin,…
March 28, 2018

Algalif Receives Grant to Optimize HPLC Method for Astaxanthin Quantification

“The internationally accepted HPLC-method for astaxanthin quantification is time-consuming, laborious, and prone to human error, which can cause fluctuations in the measured astaxanthin titer,” said Dr. Haraldur Gardarsson, Quality Control…
March 13, 2018

Algalif Discusses Quality, Safety, and Sustainability in Astaxanthin Production at SupplySide East 2018

Ingólfur Gunnarsson, Ph.D., Head of Cultivation at Algalif, will host an engaging  session explaining what buyers should look for when purchasing astaxanthin, if they are to make informed choices. The talk…
January 23, 2018

Algalif Achieves Non-GMO Project Verification for Astalíf Astaxanthin Ingredient

“We are pleased to achieve this certification and believe it helps reinforce our ommitment to quality and to our customers that want to avoid GMOs in their products,” said Orri…
August 28, 2017

Algalif to Showcase High-Grade, Natural Astalif Astaxanthin at SupplySide West 2017

Algalif will showcase its astaxanthin range in booth #U147, along with its distribution partner AIC. Algalif and AIC will provide educational materials, and feature products containing the ingredient. Attendees will…
May 26, 2017

Algalif & AIC to Exhibit at IFT 2017

About AIC AIC is an ISO-registered sales and marketing company serving the North American market with food & beverage, nutrition, pharma, personal care and biotech raw materials since 1972. AIC…
May 8, 2017

Algalif Achieves Novel Food Certification for Astalif Natural Astaxanthin

After extensive evaluation, the European Commission and The Food Safety Authority of Iceland certified that Astalif™ meets or exceeds all requirements for an ingredient in food supplements, in a manner that…
April 6, 2017

Upcoming Webinar: Not all Antioxidants are Created Equal: Astaxanthin, the Antioxidant Powerhouse

Date: Wednesday, May 3, 2017  |  Time: 1pm – 2pm EDT (10am-11am PDT) Antioxidants first came to the public’s attention in the 1990s, when researchers began to understand how free radical damage…
March 22, 2017

Algalif to Debut Astalif Astaxanthin at Vitafoods Europe 2017

Astalíf is manufactured to rigorous quality and sustainability standards in a state-of-the-art, cGMP-compliant, indoor facility in Iceland. This premium form of astaxanthin is a valuable ingredient for nutraceuticals with applications in brain…
February 21, 2017

Connell Bros. to Exhibit at Food Ingredients China in March

About Connell Bros. Connell Bros. is among the largest and most highly respected international marketers and distributors of industrial chemicals, minerals and food ingredients in the Pacific Rim. Connell Bros. provides…
February 17, 2017

Meet AIC at Ingredient Marketplace in April

About AIC AIC is an ISO-registered sales and marketing company serving the North American market with food & beverage, nutrition, pharma, personal care and biotech raw materials since 1972. AIC…
December 1, 2016

Algalif Unveils New Website

The new website offers more information about our company and products, as well as news and events. User experience will be fine-tuned over the coming weeks following the website launch. The website…