Producing algae in the desert

Algatechnologies produces the antioxidant astaxanthin from algae grown in its factory at Kibbutz Ketura in the Negev desert.  Astaxanthin is used in foods, medicines and cosmetics.  The company is investing 60 million shekels to expand the factory to grow new forms of beneficial microalgae.

http://www.globes.co.il/en/article-algatechnologies-to-invest-nis-60m-in-algae-factory-1000972348

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