Astaxanthin is member of the carotenoids family, it is a dark red pigment and the main carotenoid found in algae and aquatic animals. It is responsible for the red/pink coloration of crustaceaus, shellfish and the flesh of salmonoids. Astaxanthin however is more than just a red pigment, it is primarily an extremely powerful antioxidant. It has the unique capability to quench free radicals and reactives species of oxigen and inhibit lipid peroxidation.
Natural astaxanthin is known as the most potent antioxidant available on the market today. The AstaPure®, natural astaxanthin product line by Algatechnologies brings this natural and sustainable ingredient to the market with full traceability – from raw material to end product.
We are proud to offer a complete range of natural astaxanthin products, produced and standardized to supply the entire food and beverage, dietary supplement and cosmetics market sectors.