Compared to other renewable raw materials microalgae possess a tremendous potential, due to their high content of protein and fatty acids as well as abundance of valuable substances. Nearly the entire algal biomass can substantially be utilized for food and feed.
The global population is increasing in much faster degree than the available food sources. Due to soil erosion former farmland is lost and the oceans are overfished. Mankind is in urgent need of affordable and ecological justifiable food sources. Algae are a good source of protein, pigments and essential fatty acids for food and feed at affordable rates.
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