A. Manufacturers of marine biopolymers:
manufacturers of several biopolymer products
Copenhagen Pectin (GENU) and Kelco have joined together to combine
their strengths in pectins, xanthan, carrageenan, alginates, etc.
Degussa-Hüls merges with SKW
during the first quarter of 2001 and the new company is being called
Degussa. The major marine biopolymer concern that we used to know as
Sanofi has been part of SKW in recent years.
FMC is apparently separating its chemical and
machinery parts later in 2001 so there may be more name changes.
Specialty Products [ISP Alginates]
Primarily agar or agarose manufacturers
BD Biosciences [Difco]
Still a leader in the bacteriological agar segment.
FMC's former agarose capacity has
been acquired by BioWhittaker.
Agar Producers (Italy)
B & V srl is a private company
specialized in the production of agar agar and of a complete
system of stabilizers based on hydrocolloids and functional
A Wachters' organic sea vitamins and supplements distributor
and manufacturer of agar and carrageenan.
BioProducts Inc. (Canada)
Producer of agar and agarose from cultured
(Morocco) Website under construction
PT. Indoking Aneka Agar
Producer of high-quality agar-agar powder for
Manufacturer of agar and agarose derived from
seaweed harvested on the Atlantic coast of France.
Primarily alginate manufacturers
Inc. Seaweed Product from China
Produce seaweed products such as sodium
alginate, iodine, animal feed, & mannito.
Gamorai Group Alginates (India)
Kaiyang Trade Co Ltd Carrageenan
Kimitsu Chemical Industries (Japan... site in English)
Algin, alginate, chitosan & chitin
Jiaonan Bright Moon Seaweed Industrial Co.
Manufacturer of sodium alginate, alginic acid, mannitol, lodine,
seaweed powder, carrageenan, textile chemicals, food additives,
sweeteners & pharmaceuticals
Yellow Sea Seaweed Industry Group (China)
Old URL: http://www.chinapages.com/shandong/qingdao/huanghai/
SNAP Natural & Alginate Prod. Ltd. (India)
Manufacturers of Quality Alginates
Yantai Seaweed Industry Co.
Primarily carrageenan maufacturers
Gumindo Perkasa Industri -
manufacturer of carrageenan for food applications.
Danisco Cultor Textural Ingredients
Extractos Natureles (Chile)
Carragenina es un polisacárido natural obtenido de algas rojas
y utilizado principalmente en alimentos, a los que otorga
textura. Existe una carragenina para cada necesidad y los
procesadores de alimentos pueden sacar gran provecho de su
utilización. Gelymar es una empresa chilena, especialista en la
producción y aplicación de carrageninas.
- Marcel Carrageenan
significant manufacturer and exporter of carrageenan and of
cottonii and spinosum raw material
A major player in the Philippine
cottonii, spinosum and carrageenan markets but beset with
financial and other difficulties in recent years.
TBK Manufacturing Corporation (Philippines)
TBK has a monthly production
capacity of 150 metric tons of semi-refined carrageenan, which is
manufactured using state-of-the-art technology and sophisticated
machinery that is handled by highly trained engineers and staff.
The entire production process is under strict HACCP accredited
standards and is continuously handled and monitored by highly
trained supervisors who ensure that every stage is strictly
carried out in accordance with standard procedures of Good
Manufacturing Practice (GMP).
Blenders &/or resellers of marine biopolymers
(Poland) Gum Distributor for FMC
Blenders, traders and stockists of hydrocolloids,
food ingredients and gelling agents including carrageenan
Colloides Naturels International (France)
International (CNI) is a leading supplier of natural colloids.
including marine biopolymers, gum arabic and gum acacia
Chun Food (Philippines)
Carrageenan specialists mainly dealing with SRC
Solutions, Inc. (Formerly Shemberg USA) (Site
Dr. Pete Bixler's company
specialising in carrageenan.
Natural Colloids Food Gums (Singapore)
PL Thomas Distributors of Hydrocolloids
Quest International (UK)
Food Gum (France... site in French)
Products Div of CNI Food Gums
Raw materials, trading, soluble gums, natural
ingredients and agro-based commodities
TIC Gums Blenders (USA)
C. Marine biopolymer
expertise for sale
Business Communications Company, Inc.
Produce industry analyses including C-184A Marine
Biopolymers by John Dullea Published August 1994 and selling for
$2,650.00 for full the report
(UK) CPL provides consultancy on markets and
technology and on strategies for business development. They have
two goals. One is to identify and maximise opportunities for
clients through strategic and tactical analysis leading to action
plans. The second is to build lasting relationships with clients
by delivering high quality work and prudent advice. They achieve
this by integration of our thorough, scientific approach and our
extensive commercial experience. they specialise in food,
agriculture and biotechnology.
The hydrocolloids venture catalysts. CyberColloids offers a range
of services covering research, innovation, manufacturing
excellence, outsourcing strategies, process and product
development as well as sales and technical marketing support.
Dennis Seisun's hydrocolloid site. A "must" if you want
to follow trends in the marine biopolymer market.
Worldwide association to promote image and use
of seaweed-derived hydrocolloids in food, pharmaceutical and
Association of the Philippines (SIAP)