OUR STORY

Pure, safe and reliable natural astaxanthin – one of nature’s most powerful antioxidants – is our pride at Algicel. Our natural astaxanthin is one of its kind because it is produced by native microalgae (Heamatococcus pluvialis) collected from the Azorean natural waters. The Azores, with its ideal climate and clean environment, provides the best conditions for microalgae to thrive. Engineering and technology are at the heart of Algicel. We designed the process and high-technology solutions ourselves to produce the highest quality products. At our own production plant, we can secure purity, safety and reliability.

Our journey started with an idea and the drive to do the right thing for enabling happier lives. We have already come a long way. Still, this is only the beginning in exploring opportunities within microalgae.

WHAT IS ASTAXANTHIN?

The magic of natural astaxanthin is that it can fight oxidative stress and inflammation on the cellular level, particularly protecting lipoproteins and cell membranes, even in the brain.

In nature, it protects animals, particularly sea life, against UV radiation and harsh conditions. Animals do not produce astaxanthin; they get it from plants – more specifically from microalgae.

Our Azorean astaxanthin comes from native microalgae Haematococcus pluvialis collected from Azorean natural waters.

INTERESTED IN BULK PRODUCTS FOR B2B?
We will also supply astaxanthin in bulk forms. Please contact us to learn more!

USES OF ASTAXANTHIN

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Meet Our Team

Helena Silva

President

Gonçalo Mota

Business Executive

Luís Teves

Operations Executive

Emanuel Xavier

Science and Quality Manager