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Umami Tech: Chicago Algae Heme Startup BYAS Develops Flavouring To Elevate Plant-Based Seafood

3 Mins Read Back of the Yards Algae Sciences (BYAS), a Chicago-based startup, has developed a “unique seafood flavouring” using its algal heme technology. The flavouring product is designed for plant-based fish, shrimp and other seafood alternatives, enabling “true seafood” taste and umami flavour to elevate the consumer experience.  BYAS has announced the development of a new product, […]

Chicago Ingredients Startup Debuts Algae Heme To Help Upgrade Plant-Based Meats

3 Mins Read Chicago-based ingredients startup Back of the Yards Algae Sciences (BYAS) has debuted its new algae-based heme – the molecule that plant-based player Impossible Foods has made famous with its “bleeding” beef patties that are completely animal-free. Showcasing its beta-version to Josh Schonwald who reviewed the ingredient for The Spoon, BYAS says that it wants to […]

Aussie Biotech Provectus Raises US$3.25M Seed For Its Algae Platform With Multi-Industry Applications

3 Mins Read Australian startup Provectus Algae has secured US$3.25 million in a seed funding round led by Hong Kong-based early stage venture studio Vectr Ventures. Provectus Algae optimises algae growth and uses synthetic biology to create a platform of algae ingredients suitable for use in a range of industries, from sustainable proteins to bioplastics.  Provectus Algae’s US$3.25 […]

5 Reasons Spirulina Is A Health Game Changer

4 Mins Read Spirulina is a very ancient microscopic single cell blue green algae that grows in fresh water all over the world, though it is mostly harvested for consumer usage in Australia, India, China, Africa and North America. Spirulina is one of the simplest life forms on earth and forms the basis of our complex food chain. Whilst […]

March’s Wellness Picks: Our Favourite Products Of The Month

6 Mins Read It seems that Spring may finally have arrived: hello blue skies and goodbye wooly jumpers and puffer coats! The cold can make one feel like hibernating under the duvet and doing little less. With warmer weather, comes the motivation to get back on the health horse and luckily, our favourite wellness product picks for March are […]

January’s Best Health & Wellness Buys

4 Mins Read It’s January so eating clean and pumping ourselves with nourishing superfoods, strengthening proteins and healthy breakfasts is what it’s all about! Below are the health & wellness products we can’t live without this month. Jack & Sparrow Naturals Barrel Of Greens Super Greens Blend Don’t have time to wash, rinse and chop tons of spinach and […]

Top 10 Vegan Protein Sources & How To Use Them Every Day

5 Mins Read One of the biggest challenges when following a plant-based diet is ensuring you get enough protein regularly. Turns out, it’s easy if you know where to look! Below we list the top ten healthiest plant-based protein sources for all you aspiring herbivores! Spirulina (Dried) 64.4 grams of protein per cup It’s hard to beat spirulina […]

Green Queen Loves: Body Awakening One Month Cleansing Program- The Easiest, Gentlest & Most Effective Cleanse Out There

5 Mins Read These days, the word “cleansing” often brings to mind a (cold-pressed) juice fast, not to mention the inevitable cravings for sugary and fatty foods that tend to follow so we were pretty excited to trial a cleanse with a different philosophy altogether, one that promises to approach detoxification with a far less extreme program. Body […]

3 Superfoods Your Kids Should Be Eating Regularly & Why PLUS How To Use Them

5 Mins Read While the term superfood is bandied about pretty liberally these days, we remain devoted adherents to the David Wolfe definition of a superfood, from his bestselling 2009 book Superfoods, which is: “foods that have a dozen or more unique properties, not just one or two. For example, the goji berry is a source of complete protein, […]

How To Detox Every Day – Easy Tips Everyone Can Follow

4 Mins Read Almost everyday I get asked: “If I should do just one thing to be healthy, what should it be?”Each month, I send you one of my answers. We love to detox – a juice cleanse, the maple syrup diet & cabbage soup diet (urgh); you name it, we will go to any lengths to ‘kick start’ […]

Green Queen’s Ultimate Guide to Juice Cleanses in HK

2 Mins Read Please note, we have updated this graphic in January 2015. Please check here to see the updated version. Unless you have been living under a proverbial rock, you have probably picked up on the whole juice cleanse trend (also known as juice detox). The juice in question is no ordinary Tropicana. No siree, this juice is a different species […]