CHLORELLA: an invaluable resource, a great potential in Nutrition & Health
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Chlorella, a microalga to be discovered
Discovered some centuries ago and well-known only recently, microalgae have been identifi ed as an extraordinary diverse group with at least 30,000 species. These microorganisms, at the origin of food chain, have been explored as an alternative and unconventional source of nutrients. Of these, one attracted more particularly Roquette’s attention: Chlorella. To develop the potential of Chlorella, Roquette has targeted a state-of-theart technology based in the heart of Europe.
Chlorella, a green alga growing in large and diverse ecosystems, is one of the most important species in the microalgal industry. This success is mainly due to its nutritional properties which have been the subject of many scientific studies. Its potential for Nutrition and Health and its natural and sustainable image are perfectly in tune with the “offering the best of nature” trend.
A host of natural promises
People’s desire to be healthy is on the increase. Consumers are becoming deeply involved in the management of their own wellness through natural and healthy foods. Meeting consumer’s needs and adapting to the prospects of this new market are a huge and interesting challenge for food industries. Consumed for centuries for its healthgiving properties and really explored only some decades ago, Chlorella has shown an amazing potential in Nutrition and Health, meeting healthcare issues of the modern world and the expectations of populations in terms of well-being...
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