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Frutarom Hikes Capacity for Bioactive Raw Material Alguard

2:24 AM MST | March 5, 2012 | Natasha Alperowicz

Frutarom (Haifa, Israel) says it has completed expansion of its plant in the Negev desert manufacturing Alguard, Frutarom's skin-active shield ingredient derived from red microalgae polysaccharides, to meet increasing demand for this natural product. The new plant, designed to produce more than 10 m.t./year of purified polysaccaride solution, is more than 30% larger than the existing facility. "With Alguard being unique in the market, and the increasing interest in effective, natural and sustainable ingredients for costmetics, we anticipate a substantial...

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