Welcome to IGENE
Focusing on the research, development, and commercialization of natural astaxanthin for human and animal nutrition.
Since being founded in 1981, Igene Biotechnology has focused on the commercialization of value-added specialty biochemical products for the feed and agrichemical industries. Through the use of state-of-the-art fermentation, physical and chemical separation, and related chemical and biochemical engineering technologies, Igene has developed proprietary processes to convert selected agricultural raw materials into commercially useful, cost effective, and environmentally friendly natural alternatives to synthetic products.
Igene is the leading supplier of naturally-sourced astaxanthin, an essential nutrient used in many feed applications, especially as a source of pigment for coloring farmed salmon and trout species.