Latest Ketura, Israel Stories

2014-04-07 08:29:17

KIBBUTZ KETURA, Israel, April 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Algatechnologies Ltd. ("Algatech"), a leading manufacturer and supplier of natural algae astaxanthin [http://www.algatech.com/products-item.asp?cat=001_ ] announces the launch of AstaPure(R) 20% astaxanthin oleoresin. This content of astaxanthin exceeds any available in the marketplace. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140407/679614 ) "The new, advanced product allows our customers to offer much...

2014-03-24 12:23:04

"Ketura Sun" solar park in Israel's Negev desert is the first utility-scale solar energy production facility to implement an autonomous, water-free robotic panel cleaning system - Ecoppia's E4. HERZELIYA, Israel, March 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Ecoppia, an innovative developer of autonomous water-free photovoltaic solar panel cleaning solutions, announced today that the Ketura Sun solar park in Israel's Negev desert, jointly owned by Siemens AG and solar energy pioneer Arava Power, is...

2014-03-10 08:28:38

KIBBUTZ KETURA, Israel, March 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- - Algatechnologies ("Algatech"), Israel, announces a more than 100% expansion of its production capacity of AstaPure(R) brand natural astaxanthin. This doubling of capacity follows an investment of $20 million in its state-of-the-art facility in the Arava Desert, Israel. This significant step is only part of the transformation by Algatech' new owners, Grovepoint, since the...

2011-02-16 06:59:00

KIBBUTZ KETURA, Israel, February 16, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Algatechnologies specializing in microalgae cultivation and a leading manufacturer of natural astaxanthin announces its AstaPure(R) brand has obtained GRAS (Generally Recognized As Safe) status from the FDA for use in food and beverages applications. "Our AstaPure(R) brand has been successfully applied for several years as an active ingredient in dietary supplements, foods and beverages in Japan," says Efrat Kat, Director,...

2008-06-13 12:50:00

Just over three years old and standing about four-feet tall, Methuselah appears to be a normal date palm.However, scientists have proven that the little tree that sprouted in 2005 came from a seed that dates back about 2,000 years.The tree grew from a seed recovered from Masada four decades ago in 1965.Named after the oldest person in the Bible, the seed surpasses the previous record for oldest germinated seed held by a 1,300 year-old Chinese lotus, according to researchers in the journal...

Word of the Day
  • Like a worm in form or movement; vermiform; tortuous or sinuous; also, writhing or wriggling.
  • Like the track or trace of a worm; appearing as if worm-eaten; vermiculate.
  • Marked with fine, close-set, wavy or tortuous lines of color; vermiculated.
  • A form of rusticated masonry which is so wrought as to appear thickly indented with worm-tracks.
This word ultimately comes from the Latin 'vermis,' worm.