The Secrets of Spirulina & Chlorella

Welcome to our blog on algae, particularly Spirulina & Chlorella. We hope you find the information below useful.

What most people don’t know: 

They are both forms of algae!

The highlights of Spirulina & Chlorella are:

1) They are highly concentrated, highly digestible protein sources

2) They provide a rich source of a multitude of antioxidants and other nutrients

3) They are high in chlorophyll, phycocyanin, antioxidants and power detoxifying compounds

The wow factor

Additionally, Spirulina has an extremely high protein content (anywhere from 55-70% protein) and contains ten to fifteen times more beta-carotene than carrots!
Chlorella has the highest content of chlorophyll (around 28.9g/kg) of any known plant on earth!

What do we do with them? 

The most common use is to take them in supplement format. They have also been used in recipes for decades, even in cooking!

Our Algae Range

Here’s a little more information on Terranova’s algae products:

Terranova Spirulina – 

Spirulina is derived from a form of micro algae are the cell organisms that can easily grow in either fresh water or sea water. Spirulina is known to be rich in carotenoids, particularly vitamin A & B.

Terranova Chlorella – 

Chlorella is a genus of single-celled green algae. Terranova’s Chlorella is processed in a manner that breaks the cell walls of the algae in order to facilitate the release of the nutritional content. This process is called ‘shear stress’ technology and involves no chemicals or destructive heat.

The Source

We carefully selected our ingredients for our algae Trio. Our Spirulina and chlorella that was grown in a remote region of Inner Mongolia.

The Environment

They are grown in a  carefully controlled indoor environment with purified water. The covered indoor growing ensure contamination of the Spirulina is avoided.




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