Could #Algae be the next big thing in the protein market? Part 2/2
Spirulina Ponds on the Kona Coast
Algal photobioreactor, pilot plant scale.
Hawaiian Spirulina ponds
Growing Spirulina www.growing-algae.com 567 × 382 Above you see two separate algae strains, Dunaliella (left), and Spirulina which are obviously very different being grown in open ponds, or raceways
Open water Spirulina production facility.
Paddle wheels turning the spirulina algae.
Brad Reeves, chief executive manager of Maui Tropical Algae Farm, stands next to a 120-liter bag of Haematococcus algae in “the green stage.” Green algae are kept indoors under low light levels for up to two weeks. Photo: Eileen Chao