Aquamin - Marine Minerals
“Ingredient of the Year in the Healthy Ageing Category at the 2016 Nutra Ingredients Awards”
What is Aquamin?
In the pristine waters of the North Atlantic, where the warm waters of the Gulf Stream is mixed with the colder waters of the Arctic, an ideal environment is created for a type of red marine algae which is the main ingredient of Aquamin. This red algae has the unique ability to absorb calcium and magnesium into its cell walls, where they create a rigid honeycomb cell structure.
It is this specific structure, combined with 72 other trace minerals from the sea that makes the multimineral complex which is Aquamin. It’s also this structure that makes Aquamin more bioactive than calcium that is traditionally derived from limestone.
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Purposes of use
Aquamin is a multi-purpose and evidence-based ingredient for use in a wide range of food, beverage and dietary supplement applications. Marigot Ltd can count some of the worlds leading food producers as its valued customers.
The high concentration of calcium in Aquamin contributes to build stronger bones and to prevent bone loss. It improves bone density and helps to protect against degenerative bone conditions. It also helps reducing inflammation in conditions such as arthritis. Aquamin is bioactive and is therefore easier for the body to absorb.
Environment & sustainability
Aquamin is manufactured by Marigot Ltd. Marigot operates a rigorous sustainability programme where they operate under an exclusive license and organic certification for the process, which is closely monitored by a third party. All to ensure that their products is harvested and produced in a sustainable way.
Safety & clean label
The United States FDA recognizes Aquamin as GRAS, meaning that it is Generally Regarded as Safe. Aquamin has a history of use across over 40 countries in food, beverage and nutritional products. Aquamin is an allnatural, vegan, allergen free and non-GMO ingredient.