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The global nutraceutical event

5-7 May 2015 | Palexpo, Geneva, Switzerland




  • Rua Princesa D. Maria Amélia Nº 10
  • Edf. Vigia Mar R/C - B
  • Funchal
  • 9000-019
  • Portugal
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Company Information

BUGGYPOWER is a biotechnological company devoted to produce high quality biomass of 
marine microalgae containing high nutritional products as polyunsaturated fatty acids (EPA, 
DHA), vitamins, essential aminoacids, minerals pigments, etc. which are addressed to the 
markets of Nutraceuticals, Food an, Feed. 

Our industrial facility is one of the largest in Europe in partnership with Electricidade da Madeira (local electricity provider). Our own production 
technology is based on 8 m high closed photobioreactors (PBRs) operated by air-lift and 
arranged in an optimized distribution for an improving solar uptake. Our operational plant size is 1,100 m3 of photoautotrophic continuous culture with an estimated production of 60 t 
Additionally and aiming to close the sustainable cycle, our process includes the use of fossil CO2 
emissions as microalgae carbon source, the recycling of nutrients obtained from the harvesting 
processes and the profiting of residual biomass fluxes for obtaining Biofuels by Hydrothermal 
Liquefaction (HTL). 
To successfully run it, the company holds a highly qualified and multidisciplinary team of 
people (about 35) including professionals from different areas of knowledge as biology, 
engineer, chemistry, biochemistry, nutrition, etc. 

Press releases

BUGGYPOWER nutritional products addressed to VITAFOOD
28 Feb 2015
As a first time exhibitor at VITAFOODS, BUGGYPOWER (Portugal), Lda., will be take it's premium quality products to one of the most remarkable nutraceutical, dietary supplements and functional food event.

For sports and healthy lifestyle lovers, we'll be taking our "EnergeticalG" and "Broalg", both energetic cookies supplemented with...

Company type

Manufacturer - ingredients / raw materials | Distributor - ingredients / raw materials


Dietary / health supplements | Food | Functional food | Nutricosmetics

Core areas products focus on

Heart health | Immune system | Men's health | Mental & cognitive health | Pet health | Women's health

Ingredients & raw materials

Algae | Amino acids | Bioactive components | Colourants | Essential oils | Fatty acids | Fibres | Lipids | Magnesium | Marine ingredients | Minerals & trace elements | Novel ingredients | Omegas - Marine | Peptides | Phospholipids | Protein | Spirulina / Chlorella | Vitamin A | Vitamin B | Vitamin C | Vitamin D | Vitamin E | Vitamin K | Vitamins

Finished products offered

Functional bars | Omega supplements

Additional certifications


Distributors wanted

Health food shops | Fitness retailers | Other | Europe EU | Europe non EU
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