Cyanotech to Supply Natural Astaxanthin to Twinlab for New Consumer Products

KAILUA-KONA, Hawaii--(BW HealthWire)--March 18, 2002--As part of its expansion of sales channels for natural astaxanthin, Cyanotech Corporation (Nasdaq:CYAN) announced that Twinlab Corporation has introduced new product formulations containing Cyanotech's natural astaxanthin.

"We are very pleased to have been selected by Twinlab as its supplier of natural astaxanthin," said Kelly Moorhead, Cyanotech's Vice President of Sales and Marketing. "Twinlab is an industry leader with strong brands and extensive distribution in all major consumer channels and markets. We look forward to supporting Twinlab with the launch of these new products containing natural astaxanthin."

Twinlab Corporation, headquartered in Hauppauge, NY, is a leading manufacturer and marketer of high quality, science-based, nutritional supplements, including a complete line of vitamins, minerals, nutraceuticals, herbs and sports nutrition products.

Cyanotech Corporation, the world's leader in microalgae technology, produces high-value natural products from microalgae, and is the world's largest commercial producer of natural astaxanthin (pronounced "asta-zan-thin") from microalgae. Products include BioAstin(R) natural astaxanthin, a powerful antioxidant with expanding applications as a human nutraceutical; NatuRose(R) natural astaxanthin for the aquaculture and animal feed industries; Spirulina Pacifica(R), a nutrient-rich dietary supplement; and phycobiliproteins, which are fluorescent pigments used in the immunological diagnostics market. Spirulina and BioAstin are sold directly online through and through resellers worldwide. Corporate and product information is available at

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