Biofuels Digest’s 2012 Consumer Product of the Year (biobased): Algenist

December 31, 2012 |

BD-2012-AwardsIt’s been all over QVC this season, refreshingly touted less as a project about renewable resources and more about rejuvenating the skin, and promoting beauty. It’s got most of what it needs to be a monster – just lacks a celebrity endorsement or two.

In January Solazyme the addition of the Firming & Lifting skincare line the Algenist line-up, which launched in March 2011 at Sephora stores and on QVC. and leading global multimedia retailer QVC to launch Algenist, Solazyme’s microalgae-based prestige anti-aging skincare line, in the U.S. and internationally. Initially, Algenist was available on QVC in the U.S. and in over 800 Sephora stores, but now has expanded to over 1,100 retail locations worldwide, including Sephora US, EMEA, and Canada.

READ MORE: More about the product, here.

The Complete 2012 Biofuels Digest Awards

Best Project – Thermochemical
Best Project – Fermentation
Best Project – Hybrid
Best Project (demonstration)
Best Project (pilot)

Best Technology Extension
Best New Fuel
Best Retrofit
Process Improvement
Pretreatment Technology

Yield Improvement
Industrial Symbiosis
New Trait
New Feedstock
New Feedstock (Demonstration)

New Feedstock (Trial)
Consumer Product of the Year (biobased)
Consumer Product of the Year (biofuels)
Partnership of the Year
Special Editor’s Award – Comeback of the year

Special Editor’s Award – Sustainable technology
Book of the Year

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