Wellisen Nutraceuticals is producing the ZIVO algae strain exclusively for ZIVO under a license agreement. ZIVO is a Michigan-based biotech/agtech R&D company engaged in the commercialization of nutritional and medicinal products derived from proprietary strains.
Wellisen is an India-based algae producer with a history of more than 20 years of robust research and development. Wellisen sets the standard in using the most nutrient-rich plants on earth to advance health and wellness across the globe. Wellisen’s spirulina is made for use in dietary supplements and food ingredients, for aquaculture and animal feeds. Phycocyanin, a derivative of spirulina, is used as a natural coloring agent in foods, pharmaceuticals and cosmetics, offering an algae-based, blue-dye alternative which brands around the world can trust. Wellisen is located in Mysuru, India with headquarters in Reston, Virginia.
Under a licensing agreement with ZIVO, Wellisen is converting spirulina to ZIVO strain production. “We are pleased to partner with ZIVO Bioscience as it works to scale up production throughout Asia for its stated purpose, and our shared vision, of developing natural bioactive compounds for use as dietary supplements and food ingredients, as well as biologically derived and synthetic candidates for medicinal and pharmaceutical applications in human and animals,” Sanjay Puri, President of Wellisen Nutraceuticals said. “ZIVO has filed patents in Taiwan, India and mainland China, and Wellisen fully supports these efforts to bring about sustainable health and nutrition across the spectrum.”
Wellisen is a global nutraceuticals company with a 20-year history of robust research and development. At the forefront of algae production, Wellisen is one of the largest producers of spirulina. Wellisen’s power-packed spirulina is made for use in dietary supplements and food ingredients, for beauty and cosmetics, for aquaculture and animal feeds. Through a proprietary extraction process, Wellisen also produces phycocyanin, a natural blue coloring agent derived from spirulina which brands around the world can trust for food, beverage, pharmaceutical, and cosmetic applications. Wellisen offers customized formulations, and partners, invests and incubates with companies that share its high standards. Wellisen has operations in Mysuru, India and is headquartered in Reston, Virginia, near Washington, D.C.