M/s AquAgri Processing is implementing a project envisaging commercialization of value added products for agriculture, animal husbandry and human applications derived from sea plants, viz. SAP concentrate, SAP powder, Refined Carrageenan and Pigments (Phycoerythrin). The plant has been set up at Shivaganga, Tamilnadu.
The project envisages augmentation of the existing project/ facilities at Mandapam, TamilNadu, for refined Carrageenan, food solutions lab and facility, SAP concentration, hydrolysis, powdering plant and pigment extraction plant. Under the TDB supported program the company is preparing to commercialize the following 4 products derived from seaweeds:-
- Sap concentrate (dilute version of this has already been commercialized by AquAgri);
- Sap powder;
- Refined Carrageenan (semi-refined one is already commercialized by AquAgri);
- Pigments (esp. Phycoerythrin from Kappaphycus);