News & Press

  • Feb 1, 2016

    ASTAREAL(R) AWARDED NON-GMO PROJECT VERIFICATION

    ASTAREAL(R) THE FIRST ASTAXANTHIN TO GAIN NON-GMO STATUS FROM NSF AstaReal, Inc. announced it is the first Natural Astaxanthin to verify non-GMO status via the Non-GMO Project Verified program. On December 22, 2015, AstaReal, Inc. received its certificate along with a letter of compliance from NSF, stating AstaRealR L10 (10% oil) is found to be verifiable in accordance with the Non-GMO Project standard. For more information, please visit AstaReal, Inc. website

  • Dec 21, 2015

    New Report: Women in their 20’s are more prone to body rusting (oxidation) due to lifestyle behavior.

    December 21, 2015 - Do you know how healthy you are?  Recent study on Japanese females shows that women in their 20’s are more prone  to body rusting (oxidation) due to lifestyle behavior.(The Relationship between Lifestyle and Oxidation was presented at the International Academic Conference ICoFF2015) Healthcare Systems Co., Ltd. (Yosuke Takimoto, CEO), a venture of Nagoya University and the Fuji Chemical Group company, AstaReal Co., Ltd., a major researcher, developer, manufacturer and marketer of the natural antioxidant astaxanthin, cooperated to conduct a study regarding the effects of lifestyle on oxidation in the body on a group of 373 male and female Japanese subjects aged 20 and over. Both companies cooperated in conducting this survey with the desire to help people by contributing to the anti-aging field. Research into the effects of the antioxidant astaxanthin was conducted at the same time. The results of both of these studies were presented to…

  • Sep 15, 2015

    Washington State Governor Jay Inslee Leads Trade Mission Visit to Fuji Chemical Industries, Ltd.’s AstaReal Headquarters in Tokyo

    September 9, 2015 – Fuji Chemical Industries Co., Ltd., announced today that Governor Jay Inslee led a trade mission from Washington State and visited the company’s AstaReal headquarters in Tokyo on September 4th.  Governor Inslee met with the CEO of the Fuji Chemical Industries and the AstaReal Group, Mitsunori Nishida, to discuss the growth of AstaReal’s business in Washington, including the planned expansion of the natural astaxanthin production facility located in the city of Moses Lake.

  • Sep 8, 2015

    AstaReal Gains Health Canada Approval

    Burlington, NJ, July 31, 2014 – AstaReal, Inc. announced its successful Canadian Product License approval for astaxanthin of up to 12mg per day.

  • May 15, 2015

    AstaReal celebrates the 1 year anniversary of its American astaxanthin factory

    Moses Lake WA, USA. 14 May, 2015 - AstaReal Technologies, Inc., a subsidiary of Fuji Chemical Industries Co., Ltd. of Japan, held a ceremony on May 14th to celebrate the first anniversary of its natural algae astaxanthin production facility which began operation last year in Moses Lake, Washington. Speakers at the ceremony included Dick Deane, Mayor of Moses Lake, Kyle Lynch from the office of Senator Judy Warnick, R-Moses Lake, Jonathan Smith, Executive Director of the Grant County Economic Development Council, and Mitsunori Nishida, President of Fuji Chemical Industries. The ceremony was attended by representatives from the local sheriff, police, and fire departments, business leaders, as well as 52 employees of AstaReal Technologies.