Unilever Extends Collaboration to Make Personal Care Products from Algae
9:08 AM MST | March 10, 2010 | Alex Scott
Unilever and biotech start-up Solazyme (South San Francisco, CA) say they have extended a collaboration to develop cost effective oils for personal care products derived from algae. The agreement follows the culmination of a year-long collaboration between Solazyme and Unilever, in which Solazyme’s renewable algal oils were tested successfully in Unilever product formulations. Financial terms were not disclosed. “Algal oil provides important benefits in personal care applications,” says Jonathan Wolfson, CEO for Solazyme...
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