Euglena has existed on Earth, known as the star of life, since the Cambrian Period, long before the Common Era. We provide support for the future health of you and your loved ones through food products that use the rich nutrients of Euglena, cosmetics that use its helpful properties for your skin, and the latest biotechnology.
Euglena is a type of alga. With both plant and animal characteristics, it has 59 varieties of nutrients including unsaturated fatty acids such as DHA and EPA often contained in fish, in addition to vitamins and minerals that are found in vegetables. Using the power of Euglena, we aim to create a world where everyone can live healthily with well-balanced nutrition.
We have a diverse range of products that will bring out your beauty. These include all-in-one cosmetics that can be readily applied, aging-care cosmetics that focus on the natural beauty of your skin, and inner beauty supplements and drinks, which have all been developed from Euglena.
Much attention is being given to the “healthy lifespan” of people in order to make achieving a long and healthy life possible amid the increasing average lifespan of Japanese people. By providing genome analysis and health check services, we offer proposals for living a healthy lifestyle that match your needs and that will enable you to understand what your body needs.
Euglena (Japanese name: midorimushi) is a kind of small algae, but it is a rare natural material that has the characteristics of both animals and plants. It has 59 kinds of nutrients such as vitamins, minerals, amino acids, DHA and EPA contained in vegetables and fish. In addition, as a unique component, it has the natural substance "paramylon", which is a polymer of β-1,3-glucan. "Paramilon" is indigestible, is excreted without being absorbed, and has been suggested to have various functions, so it is expected to be used as a functional food.
Chlorella is Euglena and our chlorella is a domestic material grown in the rich nature of Ishigaki Island, Okinawa Prefecture. It has a wide variety of nutrients such as vitamins, minerals, amino acids, carotenoids, unsaturated fatty acids, and chlorophyll. In addition, our chlorella amino acids have the highest score of 100 (*), so you can ingest amino acids efficiently. You can expect support for building a body with good fat burning effect and metabolism.
Kalahari watermelon is a plant of the Cucurbitaceae family that grows naturally in the Kalahari Desert in Africa, and is a material that does not rot for several years after harvesting under suitable storage conditions. It is said that the indigenous people have collected, stockpiled and utilized Kalahari squid as "desert watermelon" from ancient times, and it is being studied at Nara Institute of Science and Technology in Japan. We cultivate Kalahari watermelon in Japan, process raw materials, and also manufacture supplements that utilize the vitality, water retention, and antioxidant power of Kalahari watermelon.
Midori Jiuqu is Euglena and Koji,(yeast) which is said to be the national fungus of Japan. It has been confirmed that the power of koji can be further enhanced by adding the high-performance seed koji AOK-139 strain of Akita Konno Shoten Co., Ltd., which has been a seed koji shop for over 100 years, and the microalgae Euglena Has been patented as. It features "high enzyme titer" and "high ergothioneine content" compared to general jiuqu, and supports "people who want to maintain a healthy style", "people who want to be conscious of beautiful skin", and "people who are concerned about metabolism". Is expected.
We deliver our food products and cosmetics that use Ishigaki-produced Euglena such as our main products, “Green Juice” and the “one” series of all-in-one cosmetics, directly to customers.
We are expanding the sale of our supplements throughout stores including dispensing pharmacies and hair and beauty salons, and products such as the Euglena drink series at supermarkets and convenience stores all over Japan.
We manufacture and process products commissioned by other companies such as supplements using Euglena.
Provides genome analysis services
Sells supplements and health foods
Produces, processes and sells Euglena, Chlorella and other types of algae
Provides planning, development and online shopping services for skincare products, miscellaneous goods, and food products
Manufacture and sale of health care products, skin care products, etc.
Expand our Euglena business to create a 30 billion yen market.
Delivering Euglena food products directly to the people
Launch a cosmetic business using Euglena.
Started developing a cosmetic business
Use “Midorimushi,” the Japanese name for Euglena, as a “weapon.”
Sold “Midorimushi Cookies” at the National Museum of Emerging Science and Innovation (Miraikan)
May 2009 to March 2010
Popularize Euglena in China.
Launched Shanghai Euglena, an overseas group company
March 2010 to July 2015
Develop a new product with Takeda using Euglena.
Worked with the largest pharmaceutical manufacturer in Japan to sell Euglena
October 2013 to October 2014
Joint-develop a new product to raise awareness of Euglena.
Developed “Green Ramen,” a noodle dish containing Euglena
May 2011 to July 2011
Open a Euglena café on Ishigaki Island.
Launched “Euglena GARDEN”
November 2012 to March 2013
Raise Hinai chickens using Euglena as animal feed.
Development of “Euglena chickens” with a passion for the umami taste of the fatty meat and meat quality
November 2015 to September 2018
Acquire the world’s first ASC-MSC Seaweed (Algae) Certification for Euglena and Chlorella.
Euglena and Chlorella raw materials acquired international certification for the criteria of procuring fishery products during the Olympics
March 2018 to January 2019
Work with new partners to make people healthy on a genetic level.
Launched “euglena My Health,” a life and IT platform that includes genome analysis
From October 2017
Popularize Euglena in Jiyugaoka.
Increased awareness of Euglena by collaborating with the Jiyugaoka Association of Business & Commerce
From May 2012
Launch a processing plant for Euglena supplements.
Created group synergy by refurbishing facilities to process supplements that use Euglena and Chlorella
From March 2017
Supporting children, refugees and farmers in Bangladesh
Support for Real Tech ventures
Sports promotion, educational assistance and regional development in the Yaeyama region
Euglena Co., Ltd.’s research findings, research fields, and research laboratories