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Irish Seaweed Processors Limited

Company focused on extraction of bioactive ingredients from Irish seaweed with applications in functional foods and cosmetics

  • Stage Not Set
  • Industry Food and Beverage
  • Location Galway, Ierland
  • Currency USD

Company Summary

Irish Seaweed Processors Limited was established in 2007. The company is pre-revenue. €1m has been invested in R&D and market research. Products to date include fucoxanthin (cartenoid), fucoidan (polysaccharide), food grade extracts from red & green seaweed with excellent prebiotic properties, personal hygiene products (shower gel, shampoo, hair conditioner, body lotion, soap) with 100% natural ingredients and seaweed extract.


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    Tony Barrett
    Founder & CEO

    Tony Barrett B. Tech (Mfg), Dip. International Selling
    Born 1972
    Founded ISPL in 2007.
    Formerly CEO of Irish national seaweed processing company, which I left in 2007 to set up ISPL.
    Company processed seaweed for sale to agriculture, aquaculture and alginate industries worldwide.
    Had overall responsibility for profitability and success of company. Developed customer base of company, securing sales from Europe to Asia.