AlgaEnergy expands in France and North Africa


MADRID, July 2, 2020 / PRNewswire / – AlgaEnergy S.A., world leader in microalgae biotechnology, continued its global expansion with the appointment of Bachar Blal as Regional Business Manager of its new subsidiary in France and North Africa. Blal has 25 years of agricultural experience in the organic input sector in Europe and Africa, as well as in other regions.

President of AlgaEnergy International Agribusiness, Douglas Ry Wagnersaid the company’s investment in France and Africa is an integral part of AlgaEnergy’s plan to provide innovative microalgae solutions to producers around the world.

“Producers and consumers France and everywhere Europe continue to demand residue-free foods produced using sustainable growth practices. In fact, organic farming in this area is growing steadily at a rate of 15 percent each year, “said Wagner. At the same time, the demand for sustainable agricultural solutions in Africa creates a natural fit to link these practices between Europe and North Africa to produce high quality food products that comply with European rules for residue-free food. ”

Blal was most recently Vice President of R&D at Acadian Plant Health. Previously, he was Managing Director of Valorhyze at Morocco, a subsidiary of Green Elephant, a Swiss company. He started his career in organic inputs for agriculture with his own company, Biorize, one of the first companies to develop and market organic fertilizers based on mycorrhizae. He has a doctorate. agronomy and microbiology of soils from the University of Burgundy, engineer in forest management from ENGREF Montpellier, master ecology from the University of Montpellier and agronomist jointly from ENSA Abidjan and the University of Montpellier.

In addition to France, AlgaEnergy has created subsidiaries in the United States, Mexico, India, turkey, Australia and Brazil.

A photo of Bachar Blal can be downloaded at the following link.

AlgaEnergy S.A. is a biotechnology company headquartered in Spain which uses advanced technology and production processes to produce high quality microalgae products for the agriculture, aquaculture, nutrition and cosmetic industries. By exploiting several different microalgae strains in a single product, AlgaEnergy products can benefit a wide range of cultures in diverse environments facing unique stresses. AlgaEnergy is building a strong international presence to supply its microalgae solutions around the world. For more information on AlgaEnergy, visit


Carmela Pérez Calleja, Director of Global Marketing

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