About us – Astareal
The company was founded in 1988 by the researcher Åke Lignell and some more at Uppsala University, where he had spent a long time researching the properties of astaxanthin. The company’s overall business goal is to contribute to better public health.
Astaxanthin is currently offered to consumers, among other things in the form of the dietary supplement Astaxin®.
AstaReal’s head office is in Nacka and the cultivation plant in Gustavsberg. AstaReal is owned by the global Japanese company Fuji Chemical Industries.