Slime No More – Why Algae Could Be The World's Next Big Food Source
In early September, Finnish food firm Valio announced that it would be stepping up its work with Origin by Ocean, a company specialising in harvesting sea- and ocean-based biomass, to explore the use of Baltic Sea algae in food production.
Valio is looking to incorporate ingredients and processing agents developed from algae in its snacking products, with the products maintaining the same texture and quality as if traditional processing agents were used.
It also said that it believes future algae applications may lead into entirely new kind of products.
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