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Our industrial pilot facility, which is designed on the model of an industrial unit used in the cosmetic or agri-food sectors, allows us to manufacture your algae, microalgae and plants extracts or products, within your quality standards and technical specifications.

We can reach batch size from 50 to 1,000 kg for end-products depending on the process and equipment used, and up to 10,000 L for seawater filtration.

Your needs

  • Rapidly manufacture a new product without waiting for the establishment of a production line
  • Avoid investing in equipment for short to medium life-spanned products
  • Perform a punctual operation or occasionally replace unavailable operating units and space
  • Produce small quantities which are not suitable for your in-house equipment
  •  Assign a production to an operator able to integrate your quality standards

Our services

  • Grinding of fresh or dried vegetable matter
  • Powder grinding (down to 100μ)
  • High pressure homogenization (microalgae extraction, cell lysis)
  • Maceration
  • Solid / liquid extraction
  • Controlled hydrolysis
  • Enzymatic processes
  • Separation / Filtration
  • Membranes purification (UF, reverse osmosis)
  • Vacuum concentration
  • Freezing
  • Liquid, dry or pasty mixtures
  • Conditioning in clean room
  • Drying
  • Freeze-drying
  • Vacuum packaging

Our achievements by field of activity

Fine grinding of dry seaweed or ingredients

Lyophilization of algae or extracts

Production of masks obtained from fresh seaweed

Production of cosmetic active ingredients

Production of aromatic algae extracts