The Algae Factory is a food company based in Wageningen and Amsterdam, founded in 2014. While studying at Wageningen University, we developed the idea of producing healthy algae based snacks. Algae are seen as an innovative ingredient in Europe, while in other parts of the world like Japan and Korea are consumed daily. Our idea was simple: create a healthy and sustainable snack and combine it with an innovative social model called Bite4Bite.

At the moment, The Algae Factory produces chocolate with Spirulina, a cyanobacteria with a high content of protein, vitamins, minerals Omega 3 and 6, and essential amino acids. This super-food has been nominated by FAO “as a powerful tool to fight malnutrition” due to its complete nutritional profile. Our products can be an alternative to animal proteins and soy based products.

But as we wanted to have an impact in the society we live in, we developed the Bite4bite program and we started working closely with Antenna Technologies Foundati...
The Algae Factory is a food company based in Wageningen and Amsterdam, founded in 2014. While studying at Wageningen University, we developed the idea of producing healthy algae based snacks. Algae are seen as an innovative ingredient in Europe, while in other parts of the world like Japan and Korea are consumed daily. Our idea was simple: create a healthy and sustainable snack and combine it with an innovative social model called Bite4Bite.

At the moment, The Algae Factory produces chocolate with Spirulina, a cyanobacteria with a high content of protein, vitamins, minerals Omega 3 and 6, and essential amino acids. This super-food has been nominated by FAO “as a powerful tool to fight malnutrition” due to its complete nutritional profile. Our products can be an alternative to animal proteins and soy based products.

But as we wanted to have an impact in the society we live in, we developed the Bite4bite program and we started working closely with Antenna Technologies Foundation, a Swiss NGO that supports the development of algae farms in Africa in order to reduce malnutrition.

At The Algae Factory, we develop innovative food products for conscious consumers who want to eat healthy and make an impact in the world by supporting people in developing countries. By helping this project, everyone will benefit: companies by selling innovative and sustainable food products; consumers by eating healthy foods. Both will help developing countries in the fight against malnutrition.

But we also want to change the way we produce food and shift to a more sustainable lifestyle, respecting and protecting the planet we live in.

At the moment TAF is merging with a technology provider Alga Tarifa SL and as just signed a collaboration agreement with Barry Callebaut and METRO/MAKRO group.
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Evan Franca

Hi Algae Factory team,

I came across your company on F6S and wanted to send a quick Hello.
Health foods and algae are an interesting and important field that our company, Food Future, has been tracking. We are a scale up accelerator looking to help fuel growth for small, established companies who are focused on making the future of food more accessible, affordable and tasty. 10 companies will be selected to participate in the program and receive in-kind value up to $100k each. Up to 3 companies will receive additional $100k~$200k investment as part of their Series A round of financing.

We'd love to see if you are a fit for our program. You can check us out at www.foodfuture.co

Let me know if you have any questions,

-Evan Franca