Application of Spirulina Powder in Food Grade and Feed Grade


Spirulina is another name for the lower prokaryotic unicellular and multicellular organism “Arthrospira”. There are two types of artificially cultured Spirulina platensis (S.platensis) and Spirulina maxima (S.maxima). Alkaline water (pH value is approx.
9.5(9-11)) naturally occurring planktonic photosynthetic cyanobacterial algae. Ranking first among the four major algae species: Spirulina, Haematococcus pluvialis, Chlorella, and Euglena.

Nutritional content of スピルリナ powder

 Spirulina is a microalgae considered a superfood because it is rich in many important nutrients. Its protein content can reach 60%-70%. The amino acid composition of the protein in spirulina is quite comprehensive and contains all the essential amino acids for the human body. The rich chlorophyll is also a powerful antioxidant, which helps protect cells from damage and has anti-inflammatory properties. Anti-cancer function; there are also a variety of other oxidative substances such as beta carotene, vitamin C, vitamin E, etc., which help to resist the damage of free radicals to cells and protect cells from the effects of oxidative stress; the unsaturated content in spirulina Fatty acids such as γ-linolenic acid and α-linolenic acid are important fatty acids necessary for the human body and are beneficial to cardiovascular and cerebrovascular health and the suppression of inflammation; the fiber rich in spirulina helps to promote the digestive system The normal functioning of the intestines improves intestinal health and controls blood sugar and cholesterol levels; in addition, spirulina is rich in. According to research published in the Journal of Nutrition and Health, spirulina powder is rich in vitamins and minerals such as vitamin B1, vitamin B2, vitamin B3, vitamin B6, vitamin B9, vitamin B12, vitamin C and vitamin E, as well as iron , magnesium, manganese and zinc, especially vitamin B12 and iron. These nutrients play a key role in maintaining human health, so spirulina powder is considered a valuable option as a supplement.

Application of Spirulina Powder in Food

 Spirulina powder can be added to juices, milkshakes, vegetable soups and other drinks to increase nutritional value and enrich the color and taste. According to a survey in the magazine “Food Science and Technology”, researchers conducted research on the application of spirulina powder in drinks. Experimental studies were conducted to analyze its stability and impact on taste and color. Experiments have proven that spirulina powder can be well stabilized in beverages and make the beverages richer and more diverse in color and taste, which provides a basis for the wide application of spirulina powder in the food processing industry. Spirulina powder can also be added directly to flour and used to bake bread, biscuits, cakes and other pastries to increase protein content and enrich natural colors; Spirulina powder can also be added as seasoning to salads and sauces , can add nutrition and rich taste to foods such as sauces. As a super food with extremely high protein content, spirulina powder can also be used as a staple food in pasta, such as pasta, rice and other staple foods to increase the protein content. There are many ways to consume spirulina. There are spirulina powder capsules and spirulina powder tablets sold on the market, which are convenient and quick. However, it is important to always read the instructions to ensure appropriate amount and safety. is a technology-based enterprise that produces natural pigments as its main products. Their products have considerable influence in China, and they provide all relevant test reports and various support for all products. The applications of spirulina powder in food also include providing energy, enhancing immunity and improving the digestive system.

Application of Spirulina Powder in Feed

 According to research published in the Journal of Zoology, feed supplemented with spirulina powder can significantly improve the immunity of poultry, a finding that shows that spirulina powder has great potential in feed. Therefore, many chicken farmers and farmers have begun to add spirulina powder into poultry feed to improve the immune system function of poultry and increase their ability to resist diseases.

nutritional supplements

 Spirulina powder is rich in nutrients such as protein, vitamins and antioxidants. When added as a nutritional supplement to feed, it can improve the nutritional intake of animals;

promote growth

 The natural plant extracts and bioactive substances in spirulina powder can promote the growth and development of animals, increase body weight and improve muscle strength;

Enhance immunity

 The various nutrients in spirulina powder help enhance the immunity of animals and improve their ability to resist diseases;

Digestion promotion

 The fiber and enzymes in spirulina can promote the digestion and absorption of animals, thereby reducing feed residues and fecal excretion, and improving feed utilization.

Rich colors

 The rich natural green pigments of spirulina increase the attractiveness of the feed to a certain extent.

 According to a report on the spirulina powder market forecast released by an authoritative market research company, the demand for spirulina powder is growing steadily. It is expected that in the next few years, due to people’s continuous attention to healthy diet and nutritional supplements, the spirulina powder market will maintain a growth trend and is expected to be more widely used in fields such as medicine, health products, and food processing.

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